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Construct: Innate Motor Patterns

RDoC Classification

Domain: Sensorimotor Systems

Description

Unlearned action plans that may be triggered by internal or external stimuli. This can include such behaviors as stereotyped expressions of affect, orientation to salience, innate approach and withdrawal phenomena, and startle responses.

Circuits

Brainstem Hypothalamus Motor Cortex Occulomotor System

Physiology

Eye-blink Reflex

Behavior

Disinhibition of early motor reflexes Incontinent Affect Startle Stereotypic behaviors