Definition of Automatisms
1. Noun. (plural of automatism) ¹
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Definition of Automatisms
1. automatism [n] - See also: automatism
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Literary usage of Automatisms
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1. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by Philadelphia Neurological Society, American Neurological Association, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association (1897)
"In these the following points were observed: automatisms varied somewhat with the nature of the activity in question, cg, in writing, lips and tongue ..."
2. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1895)
"The following table is designed to exhibit the distribution of automatisms among the different parts of the body, as well as to show the order of frequency ..."
3. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1909)
"Such sudden experiences are duo in part to a pronounced sensibility with tendency to automatisms and suggestibility of the passive type. ..."
4. Collected papers on analytical psychology by Carl Gustav Jung, Constance Ellen Long (1917)
"automatisms. Semi-somnambulism is characterised by the continuity of consciousness with that of the waking state and by the appearance of various ..."
5. Psychological Review by American Psychological Association (1896)
"Children not only manifest more automatisms than adolescents on the ... For example, children are ten times as prone to head-automatisms as adolescents. ..."
6. From India to the Planet Mars: A Study of a Case of Somnambulism with by Théodore Flournoy (1900)
"I. VERBAL MARTIAN automatisms I have described in the preceding chapter, and will not now return to it, the birth of the Martian language, ..."
7. From India to the Planet Mars: A Study of a Case of Somnambulism with by Théodore Flournoy (1901)
"Teleological automatisms. — The spontaneous phenomena of this category, possessing as a common characteristic a practical utility for Helene more or less ..."
8. The Consciousness of Communion with God: A Study in the Psychology of Religion by Gilbert Lee Pennock (1919)
"automatisms: Self-hypnosis: Extatic Intoxication. ... The theory of automatisms underlies most of the other psychological explanations and itself leads ..."