Automatic with practice
A note for Lesson no. 4, "Your Brain Predicts (Almost) Everything You Do," in Lisa Feldman Barrett.
Some context from page 80 is:
Everyone who’s ever learned a skill, whether it’s driving a car or tying a shoe, knows that things that require effort today become automatic tomorrow with enough practice.
- Logan, Gordon D. "Shapes of Reaction-Time Distributions and Shapes of Learning Curves: A Test of the Instance Theory of Automaticity." 1992. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition 18 (5): 883–914.
- Logan, Gordon D. 2002. "An Instance Theory of Attention and Memory." Psychological Review 109 (2): 376–400.