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Lies, damned lies, and averages

You've heard the expression, "There's three kinds of untruths - lies, damned lies, and statistics." . Today I wanted to discuss an important phenomenon that sort of falls in that third, most despised category - that of averaging. But I'm not talking about numerical averaging like a grade point average or a pitcher's ERA. I'm talking about a terrible sort of averaging that goes on with motor control 'programs' in your body/mind.
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