Kinesics
-AASHISH PATEL
Study Of Body Language
What Is Kinesics ?• Kinesics Is The Name Given To
Study Of body’s Physical
Movements.
• Kinesics Is Considered To Be ‘an
i...
Kinesics includes the
follwing things
•Personal appearance
•Posture
•Eye Contact
•Proxemics
•Chronemics
•Paralinguistics
Personal appearance
• The final area of Kinesics is appearance.
• Appearance includes clothes, hair , jewelry, cosmetics a...
Posture• Body shape and posture are a part of kinesics . Body shape
and posture affect how we think about ourselves , how ...
Eye Contact
• The eyes are considered to be the windows of the soul. You
look to the eyes of a speaker to help find out th...
Effective use of Facial Expression
• If you smile regularly you will be perceived as more likable , friendly , warm
and ap...
Facial expression
• Facial expression also play an important role in presentation . The
face is the most expressive part o...
Proxemics
• Proxemics is a type of non verbal communication.
• It is the study of how we communicate with the space around...
Meaning :
1. The study of spatial distances between individuals in
different cultures and situations.
Intimate distance f...
3. social distance for interactions among
acquaintances
 close phase -4 to 7 feet (1.2 to 2.1 m)
 far phase –7to 12feet ...
Chronemics
• Ways that we use our time communicate
information about ourselves and our
feelings
• Interest & affection
• P...
Paralinguistics
•Paralinguistics features are non-
verbal vocal cues that heip you to give
urgency to your voice. Your voi...
Below mentioned points can be
considered as characteristics of
paralinguistics
•volume:
Volume is the loudness or the soft...
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  • 1. Kinesics -AASHISH PATEL Study Of Body Language
  • 2. What Is Kinesics ?• Kinesics Is The Name Given To Study Of body’s Physical Movements. • Kinesics Is Considered To Be ‘an intelligent way of Communication’. • The study of The way in Which certain body movements and gestures serve as a form of non – verbal communication. • Body movements and Gestures regarded as a form of non- verbal communication.
  • 3. Kinesics includes the follwing things •Personal appearance •Posture •Eye Contact •Proxemics •Chronemics •Paralinguistics
  • 4. Personal appearance • The final area of Kinesics is appearance. • Appearance includes clothes, hair , jewelry, cosmetics and such.it accents our body movements and how we are perceived. • Appearance tells others how we want to be seen. How we practice the “ rules ” of the game in an organization. • If you changed your appearance drastically-from formal to informal , for example-how would others respond? • When do you give your appearance special attention ? These occasions tell you about the importance of appearance. • Most people indicate they are not influenced by another’s physical appearance , but apparently they are. • Expect your appearance to a part of the messages you communicate, and should plan your appearance so that it will effectively communicate to others.
  • 5. Posture• Body shape and posture are a part of kinesics . Body shape and posture affect how we think about ourselves , how we relate to other , and how others relate to us even though body shape is mostly hereditary and largely uncontrollable . • When we encounter an unfamiliar situation , we become more aware of body shape and posture-interview or a formal speech . • Posture is part of any relationship , regardless of your degree of awareness . Whether you lean forward/backward , stand or sit erectly , or slouch , you tell another person something . • The others mental filter gives meaning to your posture .
  • 6. Eye Contact • The eyes are considered to be the windows of the soul. You look to the eyes of a speaker to help find out the truthfulness of his speech , his intelligence , attitudes , and feelings. Eye contact is a direct and powerful form of non-verbal communication
  • 7. Effective use of Facial Expression • If you smile regularly you will be perceived as more likable , friendly , warm and approachable. • Smiling is often contagious and students will react favorably and learn more.
  • 8. Facial expression • Facial expression also play an important role in presentation . The face is the most expressive part of our body . A smile stands for friendliness , a frown for discontent , raised eyebrows for disbelief , tightened jaw muscles for antagonism , etc.
  • 9. Proxemics • Proxemics is a type of non verbal communication. • It is the study of how we communicate with the space around us. • It involves how we arrange personal space and what we arrange in it. • Definition : “The interrelated observations and theories of man’s use of space as a specialized elaboration of culture.” • - Edward T . Hall, • The cultural anthropologist who coined the term in 1963 , emphasized the impact of Proxemics behavior on interpersonal communication.
  • 10. Meaning : 1. The study of spatial distances between individuals in different cultures and situations. Intimate distance for embracing , touching or whispering  close phase – less than 6 inches (15 cm)  Far phase – 6 to 18 inches (15 to 46 cm) 2. personal distance for inactions among good friends of family members  close phase – 1.5 to 2.5 feet (46 to 76 cm)  far phase – 2.5 to 4 feet (76 to 120 cm)
  • 11. 3. social distance for interactions among acquaintances  close phase -4 to 7 feet (1.2 to 2.1 m)  far phase –7to 12feet (2.1to 3.7m) 4. public distance used for public speaking  close phase – 12 to 25 feet (3.7 to 7.6 m)  far phase – 25 feet (7.6 m ) or more.
  • 12. Chronemics • Ways that we use our time communicate information about ourselves and our feelings • Interest & affection • Power & status • Activities • Can indicate other messages- appropriate times for phone calls (Call at 2 a.m. usually indicates emergency) • Our society values time highly; we as Americans have an emphasis on watching the clock and doing things on time- varies from culture to culture
  • 13. Paralinguistics •Paralinguistics features are non- verbal vocal cues that heip you to give urgency to your voice. Your voice is your trademark, it is that part of yourself that adds human touch to your words.
  • 14. Below mentioned points can be considered as characteristics of paralinguistics •volume: Volume is the loudness or the softness of the voice. • Pitch Pitch refers to the number of vibrations per second of your voice.
  • 15. THANK YOU -AASHISH PATEL

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