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Concept from Bourdieu (with roots going back to Mauss and beyond), denoting the totality of learned, bodily skills, habits, style, taste etc. Habitus may be understood as a variant of culture that is anchored in the body. "Hexis" is that part of habitus, where communication between people takes place through fine-grained body-language: tiny movements, micro-mimicking etc. Researchers like Hall have, from a completely different point of view, done work on similar problems.