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Construct: Agency and Ownership

RDoC Classification

Domain: Sensorimotor Systems


The sense that one is initiating, executing, and in control of one’s volitional actions and their sensory consequences and the sense that one’s body or body parts belong to oneself. This may include the comparison of the predicted and actual sensory consequences of one’s action, awareness of the intention to move, temporal binding of self-generated action and their immediate effects, and attenuation of sensory consequences of self-generated actions.


Mirror neurons


Cerebellum Corpus Callosum Inferior Parietal Cortex Pre-Supplementary Motor Area Sensorimotor-Thalamus Somatosensory Cortex Supplementary Motor Area


Efference Copy Readiness Potential


Alien Hand Syndrome Functional Movement Disorders Neglect Perceptions of External Control Stereotypic behaviors Tics