Chronemics is the study of silences in communications. It is the foundation of differential understanding of cross-cultural communications and non-verbal perception.
Chronemics.info is the source for
academic and historical resources regarding the study of
time, silence, and silences.
is the home of the Association of Chronemic Studies.
Chronemics.net is where
Time Studies and Communications Studies professionals
meet to share and discuss information relating to
"What are we watching when we watch our watches so
watchfully?" - Thomas J. Bruneau, Ph.D. The most prolific
writer on chronemics and founder with Poyatos and Key who
coined the term in 1973.