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Learning new motor skills can involve adopting motor habits that could help or hinder overall performance outcomes. Which habit(s) a participant adopt(s) can be induced early on through instruction. These motor habits can be rigid and persistent during motor skill training and practice but it is also possible to influence or change motor habits through training.
JSMF, NSERC, CFREF, CIHR, NICHD
BrainsCAN, "The effects of habits on motor skill learning" (2018). Research Summaries. 1.