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Both require motor neurones to carry the nerve impulse to the effector in order for the muscle to contract carry out an action.

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Q: What is a similarity between a reflex action and a voluntary action?
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What is a difference between reflex and voluntary action?

The difference between reflex and voluntary action is that a reflex occurs naturally in response to some sort of stimulus and voluntary action is something that is consciously carried out. An example of a reflex action is gagging and an example of voluntary action is flinching when someone is going to hit you.


What are the differences between a reflex action and a voluntary action?

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What are the differences between voluntary actions and reflex actions?

reflex action is an involuntary action which means to do something physically whereas voluntary action means to do something mentally


Is the pupil response reflex or voluntary action?

its a reflex !


An in voluntary action under a stimulus?

A reflex


What are the difference between reflex arc and reflex action?

Reflex arc is the path of reflex action. Reflex Action is action it self


What is the differences between reflex and voluntary action?

A voluntary action is when someone decides to do something eg. flinches when someone goes to hit them. A reflex is something that your body does natural eg. heartbeat, sweat, repair etc. Trust me we are doing this in class sooooooooo boring!


What is the difference between reflex and a voluntary behavior?

A voluntary behavior involves consciousness.


What is the difference between a reflex and a voluntary muscle?

The difference between a reflex and a voluntary muscle is simply that a reflex is autonomic response to a stimulus thus making it involuntary. This in direct contradiction to a voluntary muscle movement with is done by making the conscious decision to do so.


Why is a reflex reaction faster than a voluntary reaction?

AnswerBecause a reflex action is automatic and does not involve a thought process.Edit: A reflex action only has to go to the spinal cord and then back to the limb, whereas a voluntary reaction has to go to the brain to be processed and therefore takes longer.


Is a reflex is a voluntary action?

No, it is by definition involuntary. The neural impulses which cause the action do not go through the brain at all.


Is the pupil a reflex or voluntary?

Pupils reacts to light, narrowing in bright light and widening in poor light - so is a reflex action.

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