REAFFERENCE By N., Pam M.S. - April 28, 2013 The signals received by a sensory area of the brain when the sensory organ itself is moved. An example being the tracking of the eyeball. The visual field moves across the retina. REAFFERENCE: "Reafference refers to movement of a sense organ." Related Psychology Terms REAFFERENCE PRINCIPLE RETINAL GANGLION CELLS PRIMARY VISUAL SYSTEM VISUAL NEGLECT VISUAL EXTINCTION OPTICAL FLOW PATTERN VISUAL FIELD DEFECT VISUAL SYSTEM SENSE ORGAN NODAL POINT Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "REAFFERENCE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/reafference/ (accessed May 11, 2021).