GRASP REFLEX

Involuntary reaction a person does when something touches the palm of their hand. Normal in infants before the cerebral cortex matures. If seen later in life could mean injury to frontal lobe.

GRASP REFLEX: "The grasp reflex is seen in babies."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "GRASP REFLEX," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/grasp-reflex/ (accessed July 22, 2018).
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