In his book "Moonwalking with Einstein: The Art and Science of Remembering," Joshua Foer explained that “when people first learn to use a keyboard, they improve very quickly from sloppy single-finger pecking to careful two-handed typing, until eventually the fingers move so effortlessly across the keys that the whole process becomes unconscious and the fingers seem to take on a mind of their own.”

“At this point,” Foer continued, “most people’s typing skills stop progressing.  They reach a plateau.  If you think about it, it’s a strange phenomenon.  After all, we’ve always been told that practice makes perfect, and many people sit behind a keyboard for at least several hours a day in essence practicing their typing.  Why don’t they just keep getting better and better?”

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