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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Ideokinetic imagery as a postural development technique.
He spares no detail regarding the "why" of imagery (for example, imagery in pain management, imagery for setting and achieving goals, imagery for relaxation), as well as the "what," or types of imagery that are possible: biological imagery, metaphorical imagery, ideokinetic imagery, and so forth.
96) Twenty minutes is the normal time frame suggested for Ideokinetic constructive rest.