GRASP REFLEX By N., Sam M.S. - 23 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 CEREBRAL CORTEX NEWBORN INFANT (Neonate) ASTHENIC REACTION (Neurasthenia) CHILD PSYCHIATRY REACTION TIME (Response Latency) AFFECTIONAL DRIVE HEAD INJURY (CHRONIC TRAUMATIC DISORDERS) FRANZ, SHEPHERD IVORY BIRTH ADJUSTMENTS ADOLESCENCE (Theories) Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "GRASP REFLEX," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/grasp-reflex/ (accessed August 18, 2022).