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Automatic Behavior

  • By: Julio Arboleda-Flórez
  • In: Encyclopedia of the Mind
  • Edited by: Harold Pashler
  • Subject:Linguistics (general), Cognitive Psychology (general)

This entry refers to a psychiatric and neurological state of mind, termed automatism, during which the person acts seemingly unaware of his actions, and examines the legal implications and consequences of these actions.

Automatisms are behaviors that ...