How close is too close? Watch what proxemics says about the study of the space around you
How close is too close? Watch what proxemics says about the study of the space around you

How close is too close? Watch what proxemics says about the study of the space around you

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.

Watch the video here:

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