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Definitions

from The American HeritageĀ® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The unconscious perception of movement and spatial orientation arising from stimuli within the body itself.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The sense of the position of parts of the body, relative to other neighbouring parts of the body.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the ability to sense the position and location and orientation and movement of the body and its parts

Etymologies

Latin proprius, one's own; see per1 in Indo-European roots + (re)ception.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin propriusĀ ("one's own"). (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • One of the most important internal senses is called proprioception, or position sense.

    Brain Blogger - What is Proprioception?

  • Brain Blogger great blog, by the way offers a nice introduction to the notion of proprioception - a very useful concept for anyone who works with bodies, including their own.

    Brain Blogger - What is Proprioception?

  • A case of proprioception occurs when with our eyes shut and without touch we are immediately aware of the angle at which one of our elbows is bent.

    The Identity Theory of Mind

  • Using a finely honed psionic talent known as proprioception, the trim, angular-featured Betazoid security guard tapped into the unconscious mind of the semiconscious Koas.

    Creative Couplings

  • Using a finely honed psionic talent known as proprioception, the trim, angular-featured Betazoid security guard tapped into the unconscious mind of the semi-conscious Koas.

    Small World

  • (JPS), also called proprioception, is the body sense which indicates to our brain where our joints are at all times.

    Article Source

  • Math1 is a master hub for the genes that control various parts of neural networks for hearing, balance, the unconscious sense of one's position in space called proprioception and in a new finding, interoception, which is associated with activities such as awakening because of a full bladder or a distended colon, said Dr. Huda Zoghbi, professor of molecular and human genetics, pediatrics, neurology and neuroscience at BCM and Dr. Matthew Rose, an M.D.

    PhysOrg.com - latest science and technology news stories

  • Math1 is a master hub for the genes that control various parts of neural networks for hearing, balance, the unconscious sense of one's position in space called proprioception and in a new finding, interoception, which is associated with activities such as awakening because of a full bladder or a distended colon, said Dr. Huda Zoghbi

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  • Ms Grant said: "We were able to get Patsy to re-balance on three legs through a technique called proprioception, which refocuses the awareness of the patient's limbs.

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  • I have students who are undergoing chemotherapy, students with herniated vertebral disks, students whose ankles comprise, largely, bits of titanium, students with about as much proprioception knowledge of where their body parts are at any given moment as a chunk of feldspar.

    Elizabeth Boleman-Herring: The One-Legged "Yogini"

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