POSTURAL ARM DRIFT

the drift of the arms from their initial position whenever someone is needed to hold them outstretched and in a static position, with closed eyes. The drift, if it takes place, is generally toward the midline and might be a symptom of a parietal lesion.

POSTURAL ARM DRIFT: "The postural arm drift is often referred to as the parietal drift."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "POSTURAL ARM DRIFT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/postural-arm-drift/ (accessed November 28, 2020).
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