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The Permanent Effect Of Routine On The Human Mind

The Science Of Muscle Memory

People sometimes ask, “What is muscle memory?” or, “Why does routine work the way it does?” We hope to answer these questions today in this article.

What Is Muscle Memory

Firstly, what is muscle memory? The Oxford definition is, “the ability to reproduce a particular movement without conscious thought, acquired as a result of frequent repetition of that movement.” But lets go a little deeper what actively causes muscle memory in the brain? According to Forbes, to call it muscle memory is a misnomer. The real reason for muscle memory is that the information of the action is stored in your subconscious. So is that it? Well now we have to look at the lasting effect.

Lasting Effect

Let’s take a look at the lasting effect. Doing something until it is muscle memory will be very helpful. Firstly, it is convenient because you get to pay less attention to what you are doing. It allows you to be more efficient. It lets you multitask. Dedicating something to memory will ultimately give you a better life and allow you to work much more productively, which is good for you.


In the end, I think we have answered the question first asked at the beginning of this article. In short, the answer to the question is “An automated action stored by the subconscious by repeating the action constantly.” And as well as answer the question, you have learned more about how the mind works and thus, you have strengthened yours.

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