Oh how interesting — the All-or-none is more general than I thought possibly.
“Pick the opposite,”
“Make Movement X,” or
“Encode the properties of this stimulus”
seem often to be sent in a less finely tuned manner than one might have expected (e.g., to both one’s conceptual and one’s motor apparatus or to both the right and left hands). To execute more differentiated commands often seems to require inhibition of the global-command default.”
“One of the most demanding cognitive requirements is to switch back and forth, to overcome inertial tendencies that favor continuing in whatever mindset one is in. Once in a groove, even if it was a difficult one to settle into, it is not that difficult to continue along that path. What is most demanding is switching back and forth, overcoming inertial tendencies (Diamond et al., 2005; Fagot, 1994; Los, 1996; Schuch & Koch, 2004; Waszak et al., 2003). :