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Involuntary ActionPlay
Reflex refers to actions your body does automatically, without you deciding to do them. SlideKnee-jerk is a common reflex test by doctors.
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Not DeliberatePlay
A reflex isn't controlled by conscious thought; it happens instinctively. SlideBlinking when something approaches your eyes is a reflex.
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Quick ResponsePlay
Reflex actions are typically very fast, protecting us from harm. SlideThe reflex to cough instantly clears the throat.