autokinesis


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autokinesis

 [aw″to-kĭ-ne´sis]
voluntary motion. adj., adj autokinet´ic.

au·to·ki·ne·si·a

, autokinesis (aw'tō-ki-ne'sē-ă, aw-tō-ki-nē'sis),
Voluntary movement.
[auto- + G. kinēsis, movement]

autokinesis

Medspeak
An unpreferred term for spontaneous or voluntary movement.

Neurology
Autokinetic effect, see there.
 
Paranormal
The general manipulation of energy, including electricity, by psychics.

Vox populi
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au·to·ki·ne·si·a

, autokinesis (aw'tō-ki-ne'sē-ă, aw'tō-ki-nē'sis)
Voluntary movement.
[auto- + G. kinēsis, movement]

autokinesis

voluntary motion.
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The exact physiological cause of autokinesis remains unknown, but it is believed to be related to tiny fixation movements of the eye and the loss of the surrounding references (i.
Autokinesis is caused by staring at a single point of light against a dark background for more than a few seconds.
For example, night flying can pose specific challenges, mainly involving certain well-understood limitations of the human eye, optical illusions like autokinesis and lack of depth perception.