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o·ver·learn·ing

(ō'vĕr-lern'ing),
In the psychology of memory, continuation of practice beyond the point at which one is able to perform according to the specified criterion; typically, retention is longer after overlearning compared with retention after practice only to the point of performance meeting the specified criterion.

o·ver·learn·ing

(ō'vĕr-lĕrn'ing)
In the psychology of memory, continuation of practice beyond the point at which one is able to perform according to the specified criterion.
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Figure 3 shows that the mean square error (MSE) on the testing set is almost always less than on the training set and that MSE on the testing set rarely increased while the MSE on the training set decreased, which indicates that the neural network did not overlearn the training set.
The educational implications are failure to complete tasks or overlearn rote skills, such as math computations.
The stated and actual purpose of these trials was to have the subject "overlearn" the response procedure so that it would be as effortless and automatic as possible.
Here's hoping Berman didn't overlearn from that lesson and that Russell can back him up, as these two decorated educators school the board on the vitality that comes from diversity.
It may be that the other contenders have overlearned the lessons of Hillary Clinton's inability to make that argument stick against Trump in 2016.
You are less likely to forget how to manipulate the controls because continuous eye-hand tasks become overlearned and automatic.
Researchers have thought that the experience of PTSD, in many ways, is an overlearned response to survive a threatening experience, said Susan Borja, Ph.D., chief of the NIMH Dimensional Traumatic Stress Research Program.
Automatic (or inattentive) eating is unavoidable, because eating is an overlearned behavior that often becomes secondary to other tasks of everyday life (19).
Context processing helps the individual with choosing an appropriate reaction against a competing, overlearned response even when the appropriate context processing appears less dominant than an unsuitable course of action, and is associated with a prefrontal-cortex-centered network (Cohen, Barch, Carter, & Servan-Schreiber, 1999).
After all, Obama had overlearned the lessons of Iraq.
However, this model does not predict format effects on the mechanisms of calculation since each format, number words or Arabic digits, is transferred to a verbal code before calculation starts (Noel, Fias, & Brysbaert, 1997), mainly for overlearned calculations such as single-digit addition and multiplication problems (but not for subtraction problems, in which a magnitude code is used).