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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The study of spatial distances between individuals in different cultures and situations.

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  • He allies Montaigne's acute sense of the meaning of human proximity to "proxemics", "the anthropology of people's relationships to each other in space" invented in the...
  • "proxemics" measures how far apart people like to be when conducting different kinds of conversation.
  • May it's just a matter of bad journalistic proxemics.
  • As a result, the study of proxemics has taken on new importance and a lot of scientists are looking into it. for more
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