ideomotor


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i·de·o·mo·tor

(ī'dē-ō-mō'tŏr),
Relating to ideomotion.
Synonym(s): ideokinetic

ideomotor

/ideo·mo·tor/ (-mōt´er) aroused by an idea or thought; said of involuntary motion so aroused.

ideomotor

(ī′dē-ə-mō′tər, ĭd′ē-)
adj.
Of or relating to an unconscious or involuntary bodily movement made in response to a thought or idea rather than to a sensory stimulus.

ideomotor

Mental processes that immediately result in movement.
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In the present study, we also found two sets of measures; memory: short term recall, short delay recall with cues, long term recall, long delay recall with cues, inmediate recall and recognition, and executive function plus praxis: Trail A, Trail B, Rey Figure time and quality, Phonemic fluency, semantic fluency, ideomotor praxis, constructive praxis, alternanting graph, whose combinations led to four patterns related to low-performance responses: healthy, where both sets of measures have low associated probabilities; mdMCI, where the associated probabilities of both sets of measures are high; aMCI for which only the memory set has a high probability of occurrence, and naMCI, with high probability only in the executive function-praxis set.
The neuropsychological evaluation confirmed visual impairment in the perception of shape and space (apperceptive visual agnosia) and in colour naming (colour anomie), while maintaining perception of colour, topographical spatial disorientation, visuoconstructional impairment, preserving gestalt and simplification and ideomotor praxis for transitive gestures.
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.
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.
El mecanismo ideomotor podria tener sentido en este contexto si los participantes hubieran podido interactuar realmente con el candidato (e.
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.
5 10 BVRT (i) 9 11 Visuospatial/visual motor ROCFcopy quality 10 10 ROCF copy time 5 min 20 sec 4 min 30 sec BVRFT (h) 26 27 Astereognosis 5 5 Poppelreuter's test 10 10 Block design WAIS 5 6 Ideomotor praxis 0 errors 0 errors Ideational praxis 0 errors 0 errors Reciprocal inhibition 0 errors 0 errors Motor alternate Not (m) Not Motor coordination Not (n) Not Rhythm reproduction 4 6 Language Boston Naming 45 43 Test (o) Emotional status Beck Depression 14 10 Inventory Taylor Anxiety 33 21 Scale (p) AMF PVM Test Cutoff norms 3 months Attention Digit span WAIS 4.