The cinestesia also called kinestesia is a science that studies the human movement, is trying to understand the ways in which humans communicate with non – verbal or written, that is not so explicit.
Each field of science has a different purpose and way to understand it, while medicine can use it to detect diseases in the bones, muscles or even neuronal problems.
Meanwhile, psychologists and sociologists use body movements , as well as facial expressions and eye movements to study non-verbal language, how it affects an individual or a group the way its members gesticulate movements and intone conversations. So also kinesthesia is seen as the way in which a person is aware of their own body, the way to express themselves and move in an environment.
Examples of kinesthesia
- A hug can mean affection or empathy between two people
- A frowning man can mean anger or seriousness towards another person or response to an action
- How a person walks can help determine a person’s mood
- the way a person recovers from a stumble
- Easy eyes and muscles convey mood messages without the need to convey a word verbally
- The gestures or signs made with the hands help to convey an idea, give better context or give orders as in the case of a policeman directing traffic
- the reaction of a person’s face after tasting a certain flavor can determine their opinion of that flavor
- Arms in vase position show signs of superiority
- A kiss on the cheek can mean a greeting, wish or passion
- The way a person smiles can determine how happy or pretending they are
- Control of movements in the hands and legs when dancing
- The movement of the arms in the shape of a pendulum when walking
- Develop maps
- Assemble puzzles
- Hand action, when near the phone
- To ride a bicycle
- When a musical instrument is played
- To ride a horse
- the movement that occurs when the knee is lightly struck
- The way a person’s eyes move can show empathy, attention, or annoyance at any given moment.
Function of kinesthesia
In the medical area, kinesthesia can be determined for:
- perform an evaluation or monitoring of a certain part of the body
- provides constant, sensory feedback from the muscles of the body during movement.
- assess body movements and how to adjust them
- it determines the process of the stimulus when it is received, translated and conducted as an impulse interpreted by the brain.
In the area of psychology or sociology:
- determines the person’s emotions and feelings
- manages to evaluate what the person thinks, through their external movements
- determine the level of relationship of a person with their environment
- shows the reflection of the inside of a person