ACTION SLIP

any sort of mistake which involves some sort of intellectual backslide and causes an accidental action, such as placing your eyeglasses in the freezer. Action mistakes are largely called absent-minded blunders. Reference: Absent-mindedness

ACTION SLIP: "Due to an action slip he couldn't recall, Michael spent hours looking for his keys, which he eventually found in the medicine cabinet."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ACTION SLIP," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/action-slip/ (accessed November 18, 2019).
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