ECHOPRAXIA By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 The automatic imitation of another person's gestures and movements. Also called echomatism- echomimia. ECHOPRAXIA: "Echopraxia is an automatic imitation of another person's movements." Related Psychology Terms KINESICS BALLISM BODY LANGUAGE BODY LANGUAGE AUDITORY CLOSURE BUCCOLINGUAL MASTICATORY SYNDROME (BLM BLMS) DYSDIADOCHOKINESIS ATAXIA RECEPTIVE APHASIA AUTOMATIC SPEECH Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ECHOPRAXIA," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/echopraxia/ (accessed January 16, 2021).