BRAIN COMPARATOR

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n. a structure which exists theoretically in the brain, the function of which would be to compare an intended movement (motor) with the resulting feedback (sensory) from this movement. See comparator- also corollary discharge.

BRAIN COMPARATOR: "The cerebellum can be thought of as a comparator, because it responds to visual and somatosensory feedback by coordinating and calibrating body movements. "
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "BRAIN COMPARATOR," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/brain-comparator/ (accessed December 8, 2022).

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