Journal of Nonverbal Behavior

, Volume 8, Issue 1, pp 55–79

The proxemics lexicon: A first approximation

  • T. Matthew Ciolek

DOI: 10.1007/BF00986330

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Ciolek, T.M. J Nonverbal Behav (1983) 8: 55. doi:10.1007/BF00986330


A lexicon of terms used in research and theory of human spatial and territorial behavior is presented. The need for greater consistency and refinement in the terminology of these fields, in light of growing research attention, is discussed.

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© Human Sciences Press 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • T. Matthew Ciolek
    • 1
  1. 1.CanberraAustralia