ASSOCIATED MOVEMENT

involuntary and unnecessary contractions of muscles that are not related, during a movement.

ASSOCIATED MOVEMENT: "The person's upper arm moved when he or she lifted the ball, which represents a type of associated movement."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ASSOCIATED MOVEMENT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/associated-movement/ (accessed May 28, 2020).
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