automatism

(redirected from automatisms)
Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Legal, Encyclopedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • noun

Words related to automatism

any reaction that occurs automatically without conscious thought or reflection (especially the undirected behavior seen in psychomotor epilepsy)

Related Words

References in periodicals archive ?
The Message is a fascinating contribution to the study of mediumship, automatism, and art, although it has minor flaws, including an irregular translation organization (the English translation is at the very end except for the Breton chapter), some translation errors, and other slips such as including references to images that are nowhere to be found in the book.
If an addiction is an automatism, then our job as treatment professionals is twofold: first, to educate alcoholics and addicts about the nature of their condition and what they have to do; second, to hold them responsible for maintaining abstinence.
Rodowick argues that the automatisms of cinema--habitual modes of production, common in film to the point of an unthinking redundancy--remain in television and new media, heavily influencing how these newer media shape our perception of reality.
The Sandman" may therefore be read as a tale of two automatisms, two unconscious desiring economies, the one dedicated to the achievement of a lasting condition of imperturbable self-possession, the other in effect serving as the basis for a libidinally mobile, situationally various subject-in-process.
If the child has the syndrome, physicians and parents might see frequent automatisms, such as lip smacking or eye closure, especially during longer seizures.
According to the design of your site and your objectives, DIRICKX offers you the best scenario possible including :limiting and dosing accesses, control and management of access flows by automatisms, electronic servomechanisms.
Using the previous definition, "Driving Behavior" is an action or a set of actions performed by a person under driving circumstances, actions which tend to be transformed in habits and even in automatisms.
We constructed a model of the experts cognitive functioning (notably teachers) in which the observed automatisms were modeled in terms of schemes and instruments.
Patients with complex partial status epilepticus may be mute or mumbling, wander around, have automatisms of any type, or be violent.
It is essential to remember that all true automatisms are characterized by amnesia afterwards (i.
The phenomena of amnesia, suggestibility, automatisms, catalepsy, hypnotic bleeding and blistering are discussed.
According to the design of your site and your objectives, DIRICKX offers you the best scenario possible including : limiting and closing accesses, control and management of access flows by automatisms, electronic servomechanisms.
Leeman's account effaces Twombly's interventionist urgency of the late '50s, which challenged Pollock's mythical power of cultic and somatic primacy by shifting from gesture to scripture and by dislodging belated American automatisms with a proto-Lacanian conception of the textuality of the unconscious.
This was clearly developed in a series of papers on automatisms published in the 1880s (e.