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n. - The study of nonverbal body motions, such as shrugs, and what they communicate.

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  • The term kinesics caught on among the linguists of the time, but in the 1960s, the kineme went the way of the phoneme.
  • The study of body language is called kinesics (kin EE sicks).
  • The case lands on the desk of Kathryn Dance, the California Bureau of Investigation's foremost kinesics - body language-expert.
  • In an electrifying psychological jousting match, Dance calls up all her skills as an interrogator and kinesics -- body language -- expert to get to the truth behind... for more
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