American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The study of the cultural, behavioral, and sociological aspects of spatial distances between individuals.
- n. The study of the effects of the physical distance between people in different cultures and societies
- n. the study of spatial distances between individuals in different cultures and situations
- prox(imity) + -emics (as in phonemics). (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“The anthropologist, Edward Hall, coined the word "proxemics" to describe phenomena like territoriality among office workers.”
“Hall developed observations like this into a field called proxemics, the analysis of how human beings collectively inhabit space.”
“This skill set, referred to as proxemics, provides another clear example of a Zero Order Skill.”
“He allies Montaigne's acute sense of the meaning of human proximity to "proxemics", "the anthropology of people's relationships to each other in space" invented in the Sixties.”
“proxemics" measures how far apart people like to be when conducting different kinds of conversation.”
“The ‘looking’ would also include how you move (or not), how you centre yourself, your ‘proxemics’ i.e. body language, including proximity to the students, even touch, and so on.”
“Since your expertise is so much greater than mine, perhaps, in helping explain to me why people, in different cultures, may hold hands or have different criteria for personal distance, you might want to use some of the work of Edward T. Hall on the cultural anthropology of proxemics.”
“Prior to conducting the survey and interviewing a few other peoples from various lands, I also posited a hypothesis about sense of safety by individuals based upon their own cultural identity related to cultural “proxemics”.”
“May it's just a matter of bad journalistic proxemics.”
“As a result, the study of proxemics has taken on new importance and a lot of scientists are looking into it.”
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