automatic reaction

automatic reaction

A category of reflexes that includes righting and equilibrium reactions. Synonym: automatic movement reaction
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While most adults, if they are in any way self-aware, can work out why they have automatic reactions to certain things, Demetriades through her scan, had made direct connection between being that adrenaline junkie and a past event that I hadn't.
Mr Smith said: "Explain why you simply dropped your daughter on the quilt and ran out of the house instead of calling an ambulance while cradling your baby in your arms?" Burke replied: "It was just an automatic reaction."
Defending the downing of the warplane on Tuesday, Erdogan said Turkey did not destroy it on purpose, saying it was nothing but an automatic reaction to a border breach, an exercise of the rules of engagement.
It all happened so quick, it was my automatic reaction with me being a care assistant and a mother, instinct took over.
"I felt shocked, I just remember my heart started pounding and my automatic reaction was to run.
But if you live a few minutes' drive from the shop and you go home and realise you've forgotten to pick up a bottle of milk, it's an automatic reaction to pop back there.
What comes next should be an automatic reaction: Reduce throttle to idle and apply back pressure on the controls for aerodynamic braking and prevent wheelbarrowing (putting too much weight on the nosewheel) or nose-over (and in tailwheel designs, for tailwheel contact).
One learns to bring the experience fully into awareness so that many types of distress that would have provoked an automatic reaction, such as eating, can be tolerated.
Regardless of the insult to Islam, such automatic reaction to any anti-Islamic activity anywhere in the world, means that worldwide violence by Muslims can be triggered by people who have a deep loathing for Islam.
I reject the knee-jerk automatic reaction many people have to the issue of health and safety, naturally this should be taken seriously, but it should not be used as a blanket response to stop anything we think is too much bother and its use should be proportionate, in this case it is not.
He admitted "lightly slapping" her as she bit him but said it was an automatic reaction.
However, they will also be aware that no matter what documents ministers ask trusts to consider, when budgets are cut the automatic reaction is to reduce preventative services.'

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