MOTOR NEGLECT By N., Sam M.S. - 1 is the neglect or misutilization of the motor functions on one side of the body which typically leads to a lack of strength. MOTOR NEGLECT: "When an individual neglects to exercise or use one limb or part of their motor function its classed as motor neglect." Related Psychology Terms CEREBRAL CORTEX PHANTOM REACTION JUNG, CARL GUSTAV (1875-1961) APRAXIA (literally, “inability to act or do”) LASHLEY, KARL SPENCER (1890- 1958) ADOLESCENCE (Theories) FRANZ, SHEPHERD IVORY CHILD PSYCHIATRY AER HUNGER ARISTOTLE (384-322 B.C.) Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "MOTOR NEGLECT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/motor-neglect/ (accessed July 6, 2022).