Chunking

Tim Talks

Our brains get lazy and let us down all the time. Mostly, this happens when we are doing something innocuous. We let our brain take over and go into autopilot.
 
This is called chunking. It’s when something has become so routine that our brain lumps it into one task. 
 
For example, going to work. Do you ever get to work and think, how did I get here?
 
Our brains work to be as efficient as possible. You aren’t actively thinking about opening your car door, backing out of the garage, shutting the garage door, etc
 
99% of the time, this results in arriving at work with no issue. But, if there is a slight change in your normal routine it can lead to a mistake. For example, you get in your car and then remember that it is garbage day. You get out of…

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