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  • By: Derek Besner, Jennifer A. Stolz & Evan F. Risko
  • In: Encyclopedia of the Mind
  • Edited by: Harold Pashler
  • Subject:Linguistics (general), Cognitive Psychology (general)

Automaticity represents one of the oldest and most popular concepts in psychology. Although historically most popular in the context of cognitive psychology, the concept has made inroads into various other areas (e.g., social psychology). In general, the term is intended ...