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automatism

Overview page. Subjects: Art.

A method of painting or drawing in which conscious control is suppressed, allowing the subconscious to take over. André Breton wrote in the Surrealist manifesto of 1924 of ‘pure psychic...

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automatism

Overview page. Subjects: Art.

A method of painting or drawing in which conscious control is suppressed, allowing the subconscious to take over. André Breton wrote in the Surrealist manifesto of 1924 of ‘pure psychic...

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automatism

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health — Psychology.

Behaviour executed without conscious awareness or control, as for example in sleepwalking, hypnosis, fugue states, and certain forms of epilepsy. Also called automaticity. See also...

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automatism

Overview page. Subjects: Law.

A full defence to criminal liability, resulting in an acquittal. Automatism negates voluntariness, an implied element of the actus reus of any criminal offence. Sane automatism includes...

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automatism

Jonathan Law and Elizabeth A. Martin.

in A Dictionary of Law

P ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law. 5 words.

n.See insanity; non-insane automatism.

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automatism

Edited by Jonathan Law.

in A Dictionary of Law

January 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law. 6 words.

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automatism

Graham Gooch and Michael Williams.

in A Dictionary of Law Enforcement

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Policing. 153 words.

Unconscious involuntary conduct caused by some external factor. A person is not criminally liable for acts carried out in a

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automatism

Graham Gooch and Michael Williams.

in A Dictionary of Law Enforcement

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Policing. 153 words.

Unconscious *involuntary conduct caused by some external factor. A person is not criminally liable for acts carried out in

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automatism

Ian Chilvers and John Glaves-Smith.

in A Dictionary of Modern and Contemporary Art

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Art. 864 words.

Method of producing paintings or drawings (or writing or other work) in which the artist suppresses conscious control over the

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automatism

John Glaves-Smith and Ian Chilvers.

in A Dictionary of Modern and Contemporary Art

P ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Art. 864 words.

Method of producing paintings or drawings (or writing or other work) in which the artist suppresses conscious control over the

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automatism

Edited by Trischa Mann.

in Australian Law Dictionary

January 2013; p ublished online April 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law. 82 words.

A full defence to criminal liability, resulting in an acquittal. Automatism negates voluntariness, an implied element of the actus

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