Body Language Around the World


Gestures Around the World

The student will be able to discuss gestures, greetings using body language. Proxemics and public displays of affection from a cross cultural perspective.

1.0) GESTURES AROUND THE WORLD

American Hand Gestures in Different Cultures

1.1) What does thumbs up mean in America?

1.2) What hand sign means “victory or peace” in America?

1.3) What hand sign means “a ok” in America?

1.4) What hand sign means “stop” in America?

1.5) What does the “Texas Long Horn” mean and how does it look like?

1.6) What gesture can get you arrested in the Philippines?

1.7) What gesture means “settle down” in the US?

Japanese Gestures

1.8) What gesture resembles the Thai wai and what does it mean in Japan?

Black Girl Gestures

1.9) What are some black girl gestures?

2.0) GREETING BODY LANGUAGE

How to Shake Hands & Introduce Yourself | Good Manners

2.1) What are some hand shake pointers?

Learn Thai – Lesson 2: Thai Greetings and how to WAI

2.2) What are some Thai wai pointers?

When & How to Bow in Korea

2.3) What are some considerations when bowing in South Korea?

Japanese Bow

2.4) What are some considerations when bowing Japan?

3.0) PROXEMICS

 

personal-space

Сultural proxemics. Personal space

3.1) What are the three types of body distance?

3.2) What are some differences in personal space between different cultures?

4.0) PUBLIC DISPLAY OF AFFECTION AROUND THE WORLD (PDA)

10 Annoying Public Display of Affection (PDA)

4.1) What are some annoying types of PDA?

Japan Answers: Public Display of Affection in Japan

4.2) How is PDA viewed in Japan?

Should PDA (Public Display of Affection) be LEGAL in India – Kiss of Love | Bol Public Bol

4.3) How is PDA viewed  in India?

4.4) Describe PDA in South Korea.

How Cute Korean Girls Get What They Want

Touching the Opposite Sex in Korea

Topography of social touching depends on emotional bonds between humans

Relationship-specific TAMs

http://www.pnas.org/content/early/2015/10/21/1519231112

 

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