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A reflex action is the simplest type
of behaviour produced by an
organism in response to a stimulus.
It is a rapid, automatic, inborn
response that does not require any
conscious thought.…read more

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Information from a stimulus is detected by
sensory receptors and transmitted to the
Central Nervous System(brain and spinal
cord). The CNS produces a response by
sending nerve impulses to the appropriate
effector organs.…read more

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Reflexes are rapid because
there is a direct circuitry of
neurones connecting the
receptor and the effector. This
is known as the Reflex Arc.…read more

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