Rudolf & Joan Benesh, “Introduction to Benesh Dance Notation”, 1969 was a choreology book; and, the topic of an earlier blog post.
Oliver Sacks, “Seeing Voices: A Journey into the World of the Deaf”, 1989 also was the topic of an earlier blog post.
Here I present: Ray Birdwhistell, “Kinesics and Context: Essays on Body Motion Communication”, 1970 which was a choreology book.
The table of contents is shown BELOW.
PART I. Learning to Be a Human Body
- There Was a Child Went Forth . . .
- The Age of a Baby
- Becoming Predictable
- There Are Smiles . . .
- Masculinity and Femininity as Display
- Kinesic Analysis of Filmed Behavior of Children
- The Family and Its Open Secrets
- Talk and Motion in the Theater and at Family Meals
- Tactile Communication in a Family
PART II. Isolating Behavior
- It Depends on the Point of View
- Gestures: Signals or Partials
- Handicaps in the Linguistic-Kinesic Analogy
- “Redundancy” in Multi-Channel Communication Systems
PART III. Approaching Behavior
- Social Contexts of Communication
- Toward Analyzing American Movement
- Movement with Speech
- Kinesic Stress in American English
PART IV. Collecting Data: Observing, Filming, and Interviewing
- Still Photographs, Interviews, and Filming
- Body Signals
- How Much Data Do You Need?
- Sequence and Tempo
- Head Nods
- Similarities and Differences
- Body Motion Research and Interviewing
PART V. Research on An Interview
- Body Motion
- A Kinesic-Linguistic Exercise: The Cigarette Scene
- Communication and Culture: A Limited Conclusion
II.Sample Conversation with Description
IlI. Kinesics Recording List of Examples of Body Motions Bibliography
Here I presented: Ray Birdwhistell, “Kinesics and Context”, 1970 was a book on choreology.
The fusiform gyrus is shown in the diagram ABOVE.
The fusiform gyrus is anatomically the area of the brain that Ray Birdwhistell, “Kinesics and Context”, 1970 is concerned. Aphasiology is the study of language disorders shown in the diagram BELOW. Difficulty in reading (dyslexia) is associated with the fusiform gyrus. Pattern Recognition is the problem in dyslexia.
The following is an book by the author on the topic:
Ray Birdwhistell, “Introduction to Kinesics: An Annotation System for Analysis of Body Motion and Gesture”, 1952 is also a choreology book.