A short history of ideo-motor action

  title={A short history of ideo-motor action},
  author={A. Stock and C. Stock},
  journal={Psychological Research},
  • A. Stock, C. Stock
  • Published 2004
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Psychological Research
  • The ideo-motor theory, which is currently receiving heightened interest in cognitive psychology, looks back on a long history. Essentially two historical roots can be presented. A British one, initiated by Laycock (1845) and Carpenter (1852), which was developed in order to explain ideo-motor phenomena by means of cerebral reflex actions. A second and older root is the German one by Herbart (1816, 1825), Lotze (1852), and Harless (1861), which considered the ideo-motor principle a fundamental… CONTINUE READING
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