interoception


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interoception

(ˌɪntərəʊˈsɛpʃən)
n
(Physiology) physiol sensitivity to stimuli originating inside of the body
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Noun1.interoception - sensitivity to stimuli originating inside of the body
sensitivity, sensitiveness, sensibility - (physiology) responsiveness to external stimuli; the faculty of sensation; "sensitivity to pain"
proprioception - the ability to sense the position and location and orientation and movement of the body and its parts
somatic sense, somatic sensory system, somatosensory system, somaesthesis, somataesthesis, somesthesis, somaesthesia, somatesthesia, somesthesia - the faculty of bodily perception; sensory systems associated with the body; includes skin senses and proprioception and the internal organs
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They argue that empirical research on affective touch and interoception can enable us to transcend the limitations of this debate and gain a more accurate view of the minimal self, which they regard as "by necessity co-constituted by other bodies in physical contact and proximal interaction.
In psychology, research on interoception has focused mainly on its role in emotion.
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The role of interoception in addiction: a critical review.
The author then examines the relationship between interoception and autism, the assessment process and interoception, the building of interoception awareness, and her final argument for a need for change in our perceptions regarding autism and interoception.
Overlapping activity in anterior insula during interoception and emotional experience.