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Synonyms for automatic

Synonyms for automatic

acting or happening without apparent forethought, prompting, or planning

performed or performing automatically and impersonally

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a pistol that will keep firing until the ammunition is gone or the trigger is released

operating with minimal human intervention

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resembling the unthinking functioning of a machine

without volition or conscious control

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Geurts reported an improvement in automaticity of postural control for people with lower limb amputation after rehabilitation, although postural sway under single task conditions did not improve significantly, suggesting that multiple processes (perception, vision) were at work to enhance dual task performance (Geurts et al 1991).
Pegg and Graham (2007) identify that an intervention program focused on improving the automaticity and accuracy of basic mathematical skills and concepts enables students to shift their focus from coping with mundane or routine tasks to engaging in higher-order mental processes.
While there are any number of ways such preconscious processing affects human beings, a very brief exploration in one area, person perception, will demonstrate the character of the automaticity research stream.
These surviving Purkinje fibers in infarct region demonstrate enhanced automaticity and triggered activity which may cause polymorphic VT when coupled with prolonged action potential duration (10).
A senior security source at Whitehall said that there is a close intelligence relationship between the UK and US and a number of other countries including Australia and Canada and there is no automaticity, not everything is shared and a sentient human being takes decisions.
The theory guiding this practice is that students develop automaticity and that their reading rate increases as they reread passages.
That effect on the SA node inhibits automaticity and slows the heart rate.
Depending on the person and the habit they were trying to learn, automaticity took anywhere from 18 days to eight months to set in.
All heart tissue has a property called automaticity, meaning that any part of the heart can become its own pacemaker.
Myocardial automaticity is depressed and the duration of the refractory period is reduced.
The involuntary nature of this biased processing of environmental cues is viewed as the trademark of automaticity in anxiety (McNally, 1995; Teachman, 2007; Weirs et al.
The ability to perform routine activities quickly, effortlessly, and without conscious awareness is called automaticity (Logan, 1988).
In this respect, Wolfe-Quintero, Inagaki, and Kim (1998), drawing on the basic information-processing concepts of automaticity and restructuring, maintain that fluency-focused processing is driven by automaticity whereas restructuring is the driving force behind complexity-focused processing.
The coach and client discuss the automaticity of thoughts, then discuss the undeniable power thoughts can have over behavior, and then finally collaborate on an experiential exercise that this power does not have to be so strong.
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