RIGHTING REFLEX

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The innate ability of an organism to assume an optimal position when it has been unbalanced or knocked over. Also known as: righting reaction.

RIGHTING REFLEX: "The righting reflex is present at birth, in some species."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "RIGHTING REFLEX," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/righting-reflex/ (accessed June 30, 2022).

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