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Habits and skills are interlinked

Habits are not stupefied and inflexible reactions to environmental triggers. To understand this, we need to see that it is not possible to make a clear-cut distinction between habit and skill.

  • Many of our skills consist of habits. For example, a sport skill is often just the process of pursuing a new motor habit through repetitive practice.
  • Habits often are made up of skills. For example, think of someone whistling when they are bored. Whistling is a skilful act.


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