Glossary A

Automatic system refers to the part of the mind outside of Consciousness that performs simple operations.

Automatic thoughts refer to unreasonable and unquestioned ideas that rule a person's life and lead to depression and anxiety.

Automatic Thoughts refer to notions or ideas that occur without effort or choice, which can be dysfunctional, and lead to emotional responses. Automatic thoughts provide data about core beliefs.
Automaticity refers to the the ability to recall information from long-term memory without using short-term memory capacity.

Automatisms refer to stereotyped hand movements or facial tics often seen during an absence seizure.

Automatization refers to the process by which a procedure changes from being highly conscious to being relatively automatic. Automatization is also termed Proceduralization.

Autonoetic consciousness refers to a form of Consciousness in which one experiences time, as past, present, or future.

Autonomic nervous system refers to the the division of the peripheral nervous system that regulates the functions of various bodily organs such as the heart and stomach.