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kinesics

 [kĭ-ne´siks]
the scientific study of the role of body movements, such as facial expressions, gestures, and eye movements, in interpersonal communication.

ki·ne·sics

(ki-nē'siks),
The study of nonverbal bodily motion in communication. See: body language.

kinesics

/ki·ne·sics/ (ki-ne´siks) the study of body movement as a part of the process of communication.

kinesics

[kīnē′siks]
Etymology: Gk, kinesis, motion
the study of body position, posture, movement, and facial expression in relation to communication. The observance of nonverbal interactional behavior is an integral part of health assessment and is used especially in mental health assessment as an objective and measurable tool for diagnosing disturbances of communication and behavioral disorders. See also body language, communication.

ki·ne·sics

(ki-nē'siks)
The study of nonverbal bodily motion in communication.

ki·ne·sics

(ki-nē'siks)
The study of nonverbal bodily motion in communication.
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For instance, kinesic factors like beat gestures can alter which syntactic structure is assigned to ambiguous sentences (Holle et al.
Getting conductors to be more expressive--and less mechanically oriented, by implication--is the stated purpose in research of pedagogical methods such as Dalcroze Eurythmics (Baker, 1992; Dickson, 1992), Laban movement analysis (Gambetta, 2005; Holt, 1992; Plaag, 2006), kinesic nonverbal communication (Krudop, 2003; Mathers, 2009), theater-acting exercises (Baker, 1992; Running, 2008), and metaphorical gestures (Wis, 1993), with mime also posed as a potential source of expressive gestures (MacKay, 2008).
Her training programs include leadership programs, motivation programs, communication programs, 'Train the Trainer' programs and modules that also touch on the concepts like temperament management, customer handling skills, dealing with inner conflicts, business etiquette, science of kinesics, decision making, problem solving techniques, stress management and relationship management including marriage psychology, child psychology and professional relationships.
Special agent Dance's expertise in the science of kinesics (body language) are once more called into play.
An original reference source for the study of kinesics.
Visual cues--including kinesics (body movement, gesture, and posture); facial expression and gaze behavior; and nonverbal auditory cues such as pitch, volume, and rate--function in concert intentionally or inadvertently to communicate emotion.
These analyses orient to the distinctive combinations of language and other modalities of communication in different phases of knowledge construction across disciplines (formulae, tables, graphs, diagrams, drawings, photographs, video, artifacts, gesture, kinesics, facial expression, classroom organisation, and so on).
Foster, Springer, and Nakamura all engage in race studies, but they are divided into two sections and then Springer and Nakamura are separated by essays on kinesics and fashion; in addition, O'Riordan would also be more effective in closer proximity to both Foster's essay and Gillis's femme fatale discussions.
As these works show, it is time that the long-neglected domain of kinesics was included in our discourse on teaching and learning languages.
The killer has a rapist sidekick, but the cops also have help from a new character, kinesics (body language) specialist Kathryn Dance, who is going to become a heroine in her own right in future books, says Jeffery.