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60 Free Essays on Proxemics In Different Cultures

  1. Proxemics

    specialized elaboration of culture". Edward T. Hall, the cultural anthropologist who coined the term in 1963, emphasized the impact of proxemic behavior (the use of space) on interpersonal communication. Hall believed that the value in studying proxemics comes from its applicability in evaluating not...

  2. Give Me Two or F You? Cultural Dynamics of Nonverbal Communication

    words communicated through gestures, body stance and position are a learned language, just as the spoken words and symbols we use. Body language can convey different meanings in different cultures, just as spoken words have different meaning across cultural boundaries. Nonverbal communication can...

  3. Cross-Cultural Dynamics in the Workplace

    , proxemics is quite similar to that of U.S. culture. And to throw a twist into things, in Germany you have a couple different dynamics that come into play. While in general, one’s personal space is less than that of someone from the U.S., there is something intriguing that occurs when standing in lines...

  4. Environmental Law

    between men in the conduct of daily transactions, the organization of space in his houses and building, and ultimately the layout of his towns'. proxemics is part of culture and is guided and influenced by culture transmission. proxemics is the hidden dimension of human culture which we practise...

  5. Proxemics and Personal Space

    well as personal rights, goals, and choices. Then it contrasts how people in collectivist cultures place more emphasis on the group and the community than on individuals. (Wood, 2010) Now that I have learned more about proxemics, my experience in Denver makes more sense to me Works Cited Unknown...

  6. Effects of Culture on Learning and Classroom Behavior

    communicating, the more sensitive both parties need to be to the orientations of the other. • Be careful about making attributions or relying on stereotypes and to show a genuine interest and effort to better understand. • Sincerity, while expressed differently in different cultures, is almost...

  7. Intercultural Comm Final Study Guide

    all of the following EXCEPT: a. eye contact. b. body posture. c. voice tone. d. gift giving. (moderate, page 148) 48. Interaction posture ______________. a. occurs in high-context cultures b. is the understanding and modeling of local proxemics c. is the...

  8. All About Non-Verbal Communications

    differences, amongst people from different cultures, as to whether they regard furniture such as chairs for guests to sit in as being fixed or semifixed, and the effects that those differences have on people from other cultures. Proxemics also classifies spaces as either! sociofugal or sociopetal...

  9. Four Non Verbalcues

    study of human kind’s perception and use of space in the context of culture. In the Hidden Dimension [1996], Hall developed his theory of proxemics, arguing that human perceptions of space, are molded and patterned by culture. He argued that, deferring cultural frameworks for defining and organising...

  10. Interpersonal Exercise

    extremely culturally defined; there are no two cultures that share the exact same norms. Being raised in a different culture creates many difficulties while adapting to the U.S. culture. These differences attribute to numerous differences in verbal as well as non-verbal communication norms; both of which...

  11. Categories of Nonverbal Communication

    • Sadness - tears in eyes, looking downward (also possible sleepless appearance[35]) Eye behaviors with emotional • Eyes up - Different people look up for different reasons. Some look up when they are thinking. Others perform that action in an effort to recall something from their memory. It...

  12. Non Verbal Communication

    characterized is several different ways, such ways are Haptic, Kinesic, Proxemic, and physical characteristics. Haptic communication is more commonly known as physically touching someone with your hands. It is a very powerful type of communication. But can be misunderstood. For it to be used in the most...

  13. Business Test Bank

    , multidimensional, and based on relationships and situations  Proxemics Hall's term for the study of cultural expectations about interpersonal space  Cross-cultural management Understanding and teaching behavior patterns in different cultures  Expatriate Anyone living or working in a foreign...

  14. Cms100

    of the different cultural contexts of nonverbal communication is essential to effective communication in a professional setting. Do you agree/disagree? | Nonverbal communication can be defined as the method of communicating with an individual or individual’s without...

  15. Non-Verbal Communication in Groups

    behaviour first and then learn to interpret other’s nonverbal cues. Non-verbal communication can be divided into 4 different types: kinesics, haptics, proxemics and physical appearance. Kinesics takes most important part in the research of NVC, which discusses how gestures, facial expressions, eye...

  16. What Is Communication

    can either make or break a relationship and can often time lead to embarrassment or send the wrong message if you are too close or too far away from a person. This is a very curtail thing to know if you are going to be doing international business as in different culture the proxemics are...

  17. Analysis of a Persuasive Image

    working class strive to own more expensive and powerful vehicles. The text is an advertisement from a car magazine known as ‘What Car?’ which collects an encyclopaedia of different cars and displays information about all of them for the reader to decide on what car they would like to purchase. The...

  18. Theory Communication

    of space as a specialized elaboration of culture" Hall believed that the value in studying proxemics comes from its applicability in evaluating not only the way people interact with others in daily life, but also "the organization of space in [their] houses and buildings, and ultimately the layout...

  19. business communication

    money and in Latin America it brings a sexual meaning (Seal 1997:154). Eye communication also varies in different context. In Western cultures, it is considered appropriate to look a person in the eye when communication takes place. It shows that the person is listening and taking interest in...

  20. Been to the Gym Lately?

    treadmills. Behind the bikes, you can see the free weight section. The free weight section contains four bench press benches, two squat areas, an entire back wall full of dumbbells, and a row of different back and chest machines. If you walk to the other side of the gym, on the other side of the...

  21. Are Non-Verbal Cues Consistent Amongst Cultures?

    cultures because there are situations where someone will be communicating messages by their body movements but the people in the area will be picking up different messages that will be based on their own culture and understanding of what those movements mean to them. ProxemicsProxemics is...

  22. demonstrative Communication

    , and public distance is 12 feet or greater. Because this distance varies from culture to culture, it may be necessary to adjust differences through trial and error in intercultural settings (2005). When studying proxemics, the distance generally matches the message; that is, someone is more likely...

  23. Body Language and Proxemics

    different cultures will give your communication skills a big boost whenever you travel abroad. In Conclusion, as you can see, different cultures have different expectations of what is socially acceptable in regard to proxemics. Japanese prefer more social distance, while Hispanics prefer more...

  24. Anthropology - Paper 12

    Proxemics is the study of the distance people leave between themselves and others within various situations and in various cultures. In everyday life people distance themselves although it is a subconscious action. Proxemics was observed between the employees working in the radiology department of...

  25. Influence on Proxemics

    predominate; in other cultures, such as Arab states, smell is also important. In any cases, a necessary relation is present between the use of senses in interaction and interpersonal distances. Proxemics relations vary too because the definitions of the self are different, for these reasons, the people...

  26. Demonstrative Communication Paper

    prevent causing a defensive reaction when communicating. Oculesics is the principle of using your eyes to communicate. Somebody who uses oculesics appropriately understands different cultures and what the requirements of that culture are pertaining to eye contact. Kinesics is the practice of using...

  27. Communicative Language Training

    Form-defocused Communicative approach is used differently in different teaching cultures. “Teaching culture” is the collective teaching experience, beliefs and practices, which are typical of a certain community or society...

  28. Proxemics

    The Proxemics between China and the US Proxemic behavior depends on different cultures. As we know, China and the US are low-contact cultures, but the US is probably can be called a high- contact culture. There would be some differences between them. It is important for people who immigrate...

  29. Non Verbal Communication

    different degrees of ‘active' and ‘passive' control over non-verbal behaviour associated with each individual non-verbal behaviour. There are a number of categories into which non-verbal communication can be divided into. This chapter will look at eight main categories: Kinesics looks at...

  30. Proxemics Experiment: Doing the Unexpected

    Proxemics Experiment: Doing the Unexpected! This exercise provides students with the opportunity to test a communication theory in an everyday context. Specifically you will design an experiment to test the accuracy of Edward Hall’s Theory of Proxemics, that is, in his words, “the interrelated...