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Related to proxemic: paralinguistic, kinesic


n. (used with a sing. verb)
The study of the cultural, behavioral, and sociological aspects of spatial distances between individuals.

[prox(imity) + -emics (as in phonemics).]

prox·e′mic adj.
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(Sociology) relating to proxemics
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As Fulvio Orsitto (2005: 249) observes, "In Vancini's film, incomprehension is also analyzed along ethnic lines," and the division between Northerners and Southerners is present also in "the soundtrack of the film and in the proxemic patterns established in a number of the film's frames." While the Sicilian picciotti sing serenades in a happy but disorderly fashion, the piemontesi soldiers arrive at Bronte singing "La Bella Gigogin" in a perfectly organized harmony (Orsitto, 2005: 249).
Pantofaru, "Influences on proxemic behaviors in human-robot interaction," in Proceedings of the 2009 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, IROS 2009, pp.
Nishinari, "Simulation of space acquisition process of pedestrians using Proxemic Floor Field Model," Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, vol.
Dark Patterns in Proxemic Interactions: A Critical Perspective, proc.
A pilot study that attempted to use a hierarchy of proxemic, gestural, and verbal cues to make turn-taking less chaotic (but still fun) looked promising (Andrist, Leite, and Lehman 2013), but in the subsequent, larger data collection, the modified game showed no appreciable effect on overlap.
Here, the lack of synonymization can hurt, since searching synonyms such as personal space or proxemic does give some results on the topic.
Some researchers have found specific proxemic effects on compliance with a request, and shown that the near distance perception could also affect behavior.
Its communicational abilities depend on the existence of codes: explicit (like in classic Indian dance and ritualistic dance, magical or religious) or implicit codes, like the kinesic, proxemic, and rhythmic ones.
Particular attention was drawn to their use of proxemic technologies such as Bluetooth and NFC, and they confirmed that those technologies were rarely used (Kirmani & Fleck, 2014; Walton et al., 2012).
Throughout her study, Saggini provides tables detailing the diegetic progression that Burney effects in prose to illuminate an Aristotelian poetics of kinesic, proxemic and paralinguistic conventions at work.
Children with ASD have difficulties in vocalic, kinesthetic, and proxemic aspects of communication (Notbhom, 2006).