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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Ideomotor apraxia pertains to the inability or difficulty in translating thought into motion.
The Museum of Talking Boards site, however, has (http://www.museumoftalkingboards.com/Witchboard.html) their own opinion on ideomotor effect.
(Nieuwenhuis-Mark et al., 2009) Patients with CBS commonly display a configuration of motor and sensory indications comprising uneven ideomotor and limb kinetic apraxia and cortical sensory impairment bringing about an alien limb.
The neuropsychological tests included assessed the following cognitive processes: language [verbal and semantic fluency], visual and verbal learning, episodic memory, attention and executive function, praxis, assessed by the following tests: semantic and phonemic fluency (Pena-Casanova, 1991; Peraita, Gonzalez-Labra, Sanchez-Bernardos, & Galeote, 2000); Test Aprendizaje Verbal Espana Complutense TAVEC (Benedet & Alejandre, 1998), Rey Complex Figure-Recall (Rey, 2003); Trail Making Test, Forms A and B (Reitan & Wolfson, 1993); Figure Copy from the Test Barcelona (Pena-Casanova, 1991), and copy of drawings and ideomotor praxis from the Test Barcelona, and Rey Complex Figure.
anachronistic): attempting to read meaning buried in ideomotor
On admittance, she had dystonic posture of the right foot, first toe, and right hand; bilateral upper and lower limb ideomotor apraxia predominantly on the right leg; bradymimia; mild bradykinesia; and impaired discriminative sensation over bilateral palms.
The patients have been instructed in ideomotor responses to signal the therapist whenever they are actively involved in the scene.
* Ideomotor like dynamic synthesis of corporal scheme and perceptive coordination with motor task.
No impairments of selective visual attention, visual spatial attention (neglect), language, ideomotor, and orofacial praxis emerged.
Wildgruber, "Ideomotor silence: the case of complete paralysis and brain-computer interfaces (BCI)," Psychological Research, vol.
There is several apraxia that commonly individuals exhibit: limb-kinetically apraxia, where they cannot carry out command with either hand; ideomotor apraxia, where they clumsily execute actions and use the body part itself as an object; and ideational apraxia, where individuals exhibit a special difficulty in running through a sequence of actions smoothly and in the correct order.