eric kvatek... dispatches Sumire visits Kapital Kountry… Ebisu Proxemics Proxemics is a subcategory of the study of nonverbal communication along with haptics (touch), kinesics (body movement), vocalics (paralanguage), and chronemics (structure of time). Proxemics can be defined as "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 proxemic behavior (the use of space) on interpersonal communication. 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 of [their] towns. Personal space The most portable types of space. kinesthetic factors touching code visual code This category denotes the amount of eye contact between participants. thermal code olfactory code voice loudness Cultural factors T.
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:::Homebodies::: The History of Everyone and Everything - May/June 1999 He invented 'genetic geography' and tracks human migrations around the globe. But critics now charge that Luca Cavalli-Sforza wants to go too far. From the beginning, we humans have refused to stay put. Fascinated by these ancient journeys, an Italian scientist in the 1950s had an idea: trace mass migrations not just through archaeological digs, but by tapping into the genetic clues in modern people's blood. Now 77 and an emeritus professor of genetics at Stanford, Cavalli-Sforza is considered one of the world's most distinguished geneticists. Cavalli-Sforza's efforts to uncover human migrations and to understand their causes have earned him a drawerful of scientific accolades, including membership in the U.S. How is it, then, that Cavalli-Sforza now finds himself accused of cultural insensitivity, neocolonialism and "biopiracy"? In his third-floor office at the School of Medicine, the books are shelved neatly and the papers organized in orderly stacks. New data?
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