GRASP REFLEX By Nugent, Pam M.S. - May 11, 2013 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." Related Psychology Terms ORBITOFRONTAL CORTEX PARIETAL LOBE VENTRAL STREAM PREFRONTAL CORTEX FRONTAL RELEASE SIGNS ALIEN-HAND SYNDROME OLFACTORY SULCUS PARIETAL CORTEX PARAHIPPOCAMPAL GYRUS OCCIPITAL CORTEX Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "GRASP REFLEX," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/grasp-reflex/ (accessed October 20, 2018).