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Brain response study upends thinking about why practice speeds up motor reaction times: Practicing a movement does make future similar movements happen faster, but not because the brain

Brain response study upends thinking about why practice speeds up motor reaction times: Practicing a movement does make future similar movements happen faster, but not because the brain

Researchers report that a computerized study of 36 healthy adult volunteers asked to repeat the same movement over and over became significantly faster when asked to repeat that movement on demand -- a result that occurred not because they anticipated the movement, but because of an as yet unknown mechanism that prepared their brains to replicate the same action.

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