kinesics and proxemics

Definitions and examples!!

Definitions

Kinesics : Certain body movements and gestures regarded as a form of nonverbal communication.

Proxemics : The branch of knowledge that deals with the amount of space that people feel it necessary to set between themselves and others.

Examples

Kinesics

E1: If someone raises their hand at you, you feel as if they're angry.

E2: If someone pushes their hair behind their ear while looking at you, you think they like you

E3: If someone smiles, you think they're happy.


Proxemics

E1: If a man with alot of tattoos is sitting down, you sit a couple seats down.

E2: If an attractive woman is sitting down alone at the park, you might sit next to her.

E3: If you are driving and a police officer is riding behind you, you might move to the next lane.