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Based on my knowledge, my chain of reasoning works like this... When you want to move a muscle your brain sends an electrical nervous impulse along the chain of nerve cells to the muscle you want to move. A nervous impulse is nothing other then a jolt of electricity, the voltage is uniform and the only difference is the rate the jolts are sent, resulting in faster movement. When a muscle is hit by electricity it's reaction is to contract, this is what creates movement. Given all this, is our movement continuous or quantized? Let's say one jolt moves my finger 1 degree, anot