Definitions

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  • adj. Of or pertaining to non-verbal behaviour related to movement, either of any part of the body or the body as a whole.

Etymologies

See kinetic. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Once a kinesic analyst answers these four questions, the rest of the process is straightforward: She continues questioning the subject, noting carefully those queries that elicit stress reactionsindicators of deception.

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  • Well, sure, he said, clearing his throat and giving off odd kinesic signals.

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  • Not far away a raccoon slipped from a hiding place and moved stiffly away, its kinesic message irritation at the disturbance.

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  • The process of kinesic analysis in interviewing and interrogation is first to establish a baselinea catalog of behaviors that subjects exhibit when telling the truth: Where do they put their hands, where do they look and how often, do they swallow or clear their throats often, do they lace their speech with Uhm, do they tap their feet, do they slouch or sit forward, do they hesitate before answering?

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  • Her kinesic skills easily fired off a message that his comment had contained two lies.

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  • But she ignored the curious descriptive since kinesic analysis wasnt a priority at the moment; the man wasnt a suspect, but was, as it turned out, connected to the CBIs boss of bosses.

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  • And she understood why: Dance was breaking the oldest rule in kinesic interrogation.

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  • This was a kinesic response that meant the subject was subconsciously thinking about ways to escapethat is, was feeling stress.

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  • She explained her theory that it was hard to read Travis because he was living more in the synth world than the real, and he was masking his kinesic responses.

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  • If she could hover over herself, looking down as a kinesic analyst, what was her body language saying?

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