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Scientists Locate ‘Autopilot’ in Humans

November 2, 2010

Expert typists are able to zoom across the keyboard without ever thinking about which fingers are pressing the keys. New research from Vanderbilt University reveals that this skill is managed by an autopilot, one that is able to catch errors that can fool our conscious brain. credit: NSF/Vanderbilt University