BODY POSITIONING

n. the notion that a person's posture and body position can affect functions such as learning, memory, recall, and recovery. For instance, sitting up straight increases attention and cognition. Lying down relaxes the body and increases recall. See proprioception- also proprioceptive feedback.

BODY POSITIONING: "Body positioning matters in the healing and recovery phase, as what can be observed from massage therapies and muscle-joint rehab ."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "BODY POSITIONING," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/body-positioning/ (accessed December 10, 2019).
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