ideomotor


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ideomotor

[′id·ē·ə‚mōd·ər]
(physiology)
Pertaining to involuntary movement resulting from or accompanying some mental activity, as moving the lips while reading.
Pertaining to both ideation and motor activity.
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Keza konstruksiyonel ve giyinme apraksisi,bozulmus adlandirma, ideomotor apraksi, akalkuli, sag-sol dizoryantasyonu vardi.
This ideomotor phenomenon, repeatedly described in the medical literature over 150 years ago by William Carpenter (1852) and later elaborated upon by the noted psychologist William James (1890), is clearly not a recent discovery.
This question is a double bind that forms a positive metalevel question that has an ideomotor component, so the mind body connection required to activate the action is present.
Consciousness is possessed, subjugated, and chained; it is forced to follow "a-temporal ideomotor paths" (35).
Furthermore, Barratt (1994) further hypothesizes that there are three subtraits of impulsivity: (a) ideomotor impulsiveness, (b) careful planning, and (c) coping stability.
Ideomotor signaling, a process by which "yes"/"no" finger signals can be used to tap into dissociated aspects of self, was used as an aid in helping Joy understand why she was so afraid of her emotions.
Ideomotor apraxia is the inability to perform motor responses on verbal command (for example, a patient cannot pinch his nose when asked but is able to do so spontaneously).
What they were really experiencing was an unconscious muscular action in response to a suggestion or expectation, commonly known as the ideomotor effect.
Mistakes can occur in the planning stages that are often labeled ideational and ideomotor dyspraxias.
All participants were given the MMSE, and assessed for ideomotor apraxia and executive dysfunction.
I thought that it had long been established by scientists that have tested the ability of dowsers that ideomotor action is at play.
Ideomotor signals for rapid hypnoanalysis; a how-to-manual.