n. 1. refers to any type of voluntary movement. 2. an illusory perception of movement, for example, that experienced by pilots flying at night. This generally occurs when fixating on a dim, stationary light source in the dark.

AUTOKINESIS: "The person experienced autokinesis when he or she voluntary reached out an arm to grab the candy."
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