Posts tagged as 'ideomotor-action'

The Psychology of Everyday Action (Ideomotor Action, Part 5)

The Psychology of Everyday Action (Ideomotor Action, Part 5)

Like other actors and voice professionals before him, Alexander studied movement and breathing. But his discovery of the primary control, and the difficulties he encountered in preventing his harmful manner of use, led him into the much broader region of volition and action, placing his work not in the field of movement and tension, but squarely in psychology…

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Ideomotor Action

Ideomotor Action

In our last post, we talked a bit about inhibition, which we defined as refusing to consent to the idea of doing something. In this post, we’ll talk about ideomotor action and look at the deep connection between mind and body as it relates to inhibition…

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What is Inhibition?

What is Inhibition?

Inhibition is central to the problem of coordinating the system in action because it is the means by which we stop the harmful habits of use which we all have…

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