|Behavioral and Brain Sciences (2002), 25:3:342-343 Cambridge University Press|
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Unconscious abstraction in motor learning
Given the complexity and generalizability of motor skills, it is difficult to account for learning in this area without incorporating the concept of unconscious abstraction. A model based solely on association does not seem to account for data in this domain; specifically, instances that require learners to execute a practiced motor skill in a novel situation.