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Bipedics: Towards a new category of kinesics. - An empirical investigation of the expression of attitude, and emotion, through simple leg and foot gesture.


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Title: Bipedics: Towards a new category of kinesics. - An empirical investigation of the expression of attitude, and emotion, through simple leg and foot gesture.
Other Titles: Bipedics: Towards a new category of kinesics. - An empirical investigation of the expression of attitude, and emotion, through simple leg and foot gesture
Authors: O'Reilly, Peter
Issue Date: 5-Oct-2012
Degree: Master theses
Series/Report no.: 2012
006
Keywords: Attitude
Bipedic Gesture
Bodily Communication
Consciousness
Emotion
Expression
Foot Pointing
Leg Crossing
Kinesics
Liking
Nonverbal Behaviour
Nonverbal Communication
Abstract: Nonverbal communication skills are a crucial element to social interaction where an enhanced awareness can elevate individuals‟ emotional and social well being. Research by scientists in this field have historically focused on the role of facial expression and vocal quality as primary channels of the expression of attitude and emotion. However, this area of research has neglected an important part of the human body and subsequently the role that simple leg/foot gesture might play in the expressi... more
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/30570
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