Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Pertaining to such mental action as induces muscular contraction.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Of or pertaining to movement produced by action of the mind or will.

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

  • adjective of or relating to or characterizing mental events that have motor consequences or vice versa

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Examples

  • While most teachers rely only on the Lecture, which is a mere verbal symbol medium that puts knowledge at the cognitive, he takes his teaching a step further to a psycho-motor process in order to drive his point home in practical terms.

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  • While most teachers rely only on the Lecture, which is a mere verbal symbol medium that puts knowledge at the cognitive, he takes his teaching a step further to a psycho-motor process in order to drive his point home in practical terms.

    A Painter meets an Actor on Great Highlife Party Stage

  • In various tests of cognitive and psycho-motor skills, for example, lack of iron has been found to be associated with significant levels of disadvantage—affecting IQ scores by as much as 5 to 7 IQ points.

    32 months late, the New York Times catches up to VDARE.com

  • In various tests of cognitive and psycho-motor skills, for example, lack of iron has been found to be associated with significant levels of disadvantage—affecting IQ scores by as much as 5 to 7 IQ points.

    32 months late, the New York Times catches up to VDARE.com

  • In various tests of cognitive and psycho-motor skills, for example, lack of iron has been found to be associated with significant levels of disadvantage—affecting IQ scores by as much as 5 to 7 IQ points.

    VDARE.com: Blog Articles » Print » 32 months late, the New York Times catches up to VDARE.com

  • Dostoevsky also suffered from these states, and his reports of them are sufficiently detailed to permit a more certain medical diagnosis of his affliction -- some kind of psycho-motor epilepsy.

    LSD and the Third Eye

  • At his desk the child traces with his fore finger, going over the smooth path again and again -- thus developing psycho-motor co-ordination.

    How to Teach Phonics

  • What is happening in the brain -- especially in the psycho-motor centres -- when we move an arm by means of an act of will?

    The Problems of Psychical Research Experiments and Theories in the Realm of the Supernormal

  • On this level, later, language continues the process of perfecting in proportion as the hearing perceives better the component sounds of the words and the psycho-motor channels become more permeable to articulation.

    The Montessori Method

  • This indeed is what is done by my method, which prepares the movements directly; so that the psycho-motor impulse of the heard speech finds the motor channels already established, and is manifested in the act of writing, like an explosion.

    The Montessori Method

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