How close is too close Watch what proxemics says about the study of the space around you
Social Wednesday, July 13, 2016 - 14:31

How close is too close for comfort? Most people would take a step back from someone who leans in too close. Fascinated by how people perceive and react to space, a man developed spent years studying it and improving on it.

Vox’ video on proxemics explains how Edward T Hall of the Illinois Institute of Technology developed a shorthand specially to study personal space. His ideas on the personal space bubble are still being used in a number of other disciplines to understand how we interact with the world.

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