REBOUND PHENOMENON

A test demonstrating loss of cerebellum control over the control of coordinated movement. In the test for the phenomenon, if the individual extends the forearm against resistance, and the resistance is suddenly withdrawn, the hand or fist will immediately snap back toward the chest.

REBOUND PHENOMENON: "The rebound phenomenon was quite pronounced."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "REBOUND PHENOMENON," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/rebound-phenomenon/ (accessed April 4, 2020).
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