REPAIR By N., Sam M.S. - 10 Automatic correction of a miscommunication in conversation. Also known as: conversational repair. REPAIR: "While speaking with her instructor, Mia repaired her verbal mistake." Related Psychology Terms APRAXIA (literally, “inability to act or do”) SCHOLASTIC APTITUDE TESTS LANGUAGE (Psycholinguistics) AUTOMATISM HABIT CANNON, WALTER BRADFORD (1871-1945) AER HUNGER SECTIONING DIX, DOROTHEA LYNDE (1802-87) CEREBRAL CORTEX Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "REPAIR," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/repair/ (accessed June 26, 2022).