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[Proxemics] Each individual perceives the space around him through 4 distinct spheres, called intimate, personal, social, public spheres; and whose dimensions vary according to cultures

[Proxemics] Each individual perceives the space around him through 4 distinct spheres, called intimate, personal, social, public spheres; and whose dimensions vary according to cultures [Proxemics] Each individual perceives the space around him through 4 distinct spheres, called intimate, personal, social, public spheres; and whose dimensions vary according to cultures
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According to Edward T. Hall, the environment becomes a dimension of culture, it incorporates manifestations related to the concept of body, space and sensation. The researcher defines this concept by the notion of proxemics, a scientific discipline studying the signifying organization of space and the study of the relative positions of interlocutors. The space of each individual is composed of four spheres revolving around the individual:

1 ° The intimate sphere is 45 cm in diameter around the individual: it implies physical involvement;

2 ° The personal sphere is measured between 45 cm and 1m35 around the individual: this distance is to be found during a particular conversation;

3 ° The social sphere is measured between 1.20m and 3.70m around the individual: it is the distance observed during friendly and professional interactions;

4 ° The public sphere is measured at a distance equal to or greater than 3,70m around the individual: it is the sphere dedicated to exchanges with a group.

The closest surface to the individual is an emotionally strong area that is usually referred to as the individual security perimeter. The size of this space varies according to the cultures. The social status of the interlocutor is also to be considered: one is closer to a peer than a superior or a subordinate. There is therefore a link between spatial distance and social distance.

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