Origin of ideomotor
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This is known as ideomotor action and is present in the waking as well as the hypnotic state.A Practical Guide to Self-Hypnosis
Good examples of ideomotor action can be observed among the audience at an athletic contest.Psychology
Robert S. Woodworth
Of these ideomotor phenomena physical exercises, games, manual trades, readily furnish instances.Tics and Their Treatment
- physiol designating automatic muscular movements stimulated by ideas, as in absent-minded acts
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- Of or relating to an unconscious or involuntary bodily movement made in response to a thought or an idea rather than to a sensory stimulus.
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