MOTOR OVERFLOW

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otherwise known as synkinesia is a condition whereby a stimulus is correctly interpreted and the appropriate response is made however a secondary response by a muscle is also triggered.

MOTOR OVERFLOW: "Sometimes due to brain injury, the stimulation of one neuron and response at a muscle, can overflow into other muscles which is unintended."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "MOTOR OVERFLOW," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/motor-overflow/ (accessed August 10, 2022).

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