motor learning(redirected from motor memory)
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the process of improving motor skills through practice, with long-lasting changes in the capability for responding. The cerebellum and basal nuclei play a major role in such coordination.
mo·tor learn·ing(mō'tŏr lĕrn'ing)
1. The process of acquiring a skill by which the learner, through practice and assimilation, refines and makes automatic the desired movement.
2. An internal neurologic process that results in the ability to produce a new motor task.
Any of the processes related to the acquisition and retention of skills associated with movement. They are influenced by practice, experience, and memory.
See also: learning