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Definitions

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

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

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

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

Etymologies

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

Latin proprius, one's own; see per1 in Indo-European roots + (re)ception.

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From Latin proprius ("one's own").

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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  • Unable to show others affection

    Yet self-love he brings to perfection

    In the one-person hug

    That gift to the smug

    That calls only for proprioception.

    February 28, 2016

  • This is an important and useful word especially if contrasted with kinesthesia and understood in the context of conscious and unconscious proprioception. The discussion on Wikipedia is good (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Proprioceptive}

    May 4, 2010

  • Follow me!

    October 11, 2008

  • What about sense of humor? Time? Right & wrong?

    October 11, 2008

  • What about non? Most of what I sense is non.

    October 11, 2008

  • OK, new list. Join me.

    October 11, 2008

  • And snow.

    October 11, 2008

  • Or business.

    October 11, 2008

  • Not to mention rhythm.

    October 11, 2008

  • And parking, pterodactyl.

    October 11, 2008

  • There's a good article about proprioception here.

    October 11, 2008

  • Adoarns -- I can think of at least nine off the top of my head (sight, hearing, taste, touch, smell, proprioception, balance/gravity, temperature, and pain).

    October 11, 2008

  • Knowing where you are in the world, where your body stops and everything else begins.

    October 11, 2008

  • Discard all your fanciful notions of there being only five senses. There're at least seven, counting this and balance.

    February 18, 2008