a process that can be carried out rapidly and without effort or intention (an automatic process). This often occurs when a behavior has been practiced repeatedly - for example, driving. See also conscious process- deautomatization hypothesis- unconscious process.

AUTOMATICITY: "Automaticity refers to an action that is so well practiced that it does not require conscious effort to carry it out."
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