Overview

anarchic hand

Return to overview »

You are looking at 1-7 of 7 entries

  • Type: Overview Page x
clear all

View:

alien hand sign

alien hand sign  

A form of apraxia, usually resulting from a lesion in the corpus callosum, in which a hand (usually the left) is experienced as not belonging to its owner and performs actions independent of, though ...
automatism

automatism  

Reference type:
Overview Page
Behaviour executed without conscious awareness or control, as for example in sleepwalking, hypnosis, fugue states, and certain forms of epilepsy. Also called automaticity. See also dissociation ...
body image

body image  

Reference type:
Overview Page
(body schema) the individual’s concept of the disposition of his limbs and the identity of the different parts of his body. It is a function of the association areas of the brain. See also ...
delusion

delusion  

A false belief that is not changed by reasoned argument. Delusions are a feature of some serious mental disorders, notably paranoia and schizophrenia. See also hallucination.
Dr Strangelove syndrome

Dr Strangelove syndrome  

Another name for the anarchic hand. [Named after the eponymous Doctor Strangelove in Stanley Kubrick's 1964 film, Dr Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb, who struggles ...
forward models

forward models  

A forward model is one that describes the causal relationship between actions and their consequences. The ability to predict the consequences of our actions is fundamental for action and also ...
rubber hand illusion

rubber hand illusion  

People can be induced to have the experience that a rubber hand is their own hand. This is achieved by brushing a visible rubber hand and synchronously brushing a participant's ...

View: