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pro·pri·o·cep·tive

(prō'prē-ō-sep'tiv),
Capable of receiving stimuli originating in muscles, tendons, and other internal tissues.
[L. proprius, one's own, + capio, to take]

proprioceptive

[prō′prē·əsep′tiv]
Etymology: L, proprius, one's own, capere, to take
pertaining to the sensations of body movements and awareness of posture, enabling the body to orient itself in space without visual clues.

pro·pri·o·cep·tive

(prō'prē-ō-sep'tiv)
Capable of receiving stimuli originating in muscles, tendons, and other internal tissues.
[L. proprius, one's own, + capio, to take]

Proprioceptive

Pertaining to proprioception, or the awareness of posture, movement, and changes in equilibrium and the knowledge of position, weight, and resistance of objects as they relate to the body.

pro·pri·o·cep·tive

(prō'prē-ō-sep'tiv)
Capable of receiving stimuli originating in muscles, tendons, and other internal tissues.
[L. proprius, one's own, + capio, to take]

proprioceptive (prō´preōsep´tiv),

adj describes the body's ability to sense the movement and position of muscles without visual guides. It is essential for any activity requiring hand-eye coordination.

proprioceptive

pertaining to or emanating from proprioceptor.

proprioceptive deficit
a defect of proprioception in which the animal acts as though it does not know where its feet are (in contrast to a cerebellar defect when the feet do not end up where the animal appears to intend that they should go).
proprioceptive positioning
positioning of the limbs or head and neck in response to proprioceptive inputs. The basis of postural reflexes.
proprioceptive reflex
a reflex that is initiated by stimuli arising from some function of the reflex mechanism itself.
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It is in our codifying, sorting, sifting, registering of information, that we proprioceptively sense the life and energy in Tobin's sculptures.
Or maybe you feel proprioceptively present when talking with someone one on one.
I agree that the kind of thinking which seems to be merely covert behavior ("truncated, unemitted, reduced, impotent behavioral acts") may be so reduced that there is no muscular involvement to be sensed proprioceptively.
If you sense proprioceptively through your tissue, with no direction to attention, sensing through both arms at the same time without an "adulterous," back and forth, directional focus of attention, you may feel a shift in your state of consciousness.
If you extend your awareness here, proprioceptively, you can sense everywhere at once: where the rock meets your hand and how the interpenetration of forces delivers its weight to the ground.