involuntary response

involuntary response

a reaction of INVOLUNTARY MUSCLE brought about by mechanisms not under the control of the will.
References in classic literature ?
Such involuntary responses we know as 'reflex' acts.
Laughter is an involuntary response. When you can laugh with people, it creates understanding."
It is the body's short term involuntary response to being immersed in cold water and is a leading cause of death around coastal areas.
Throughout the hearings, Alfie's mum and dad uploaded several videos which appeared to show the youngster responding to touch and sound, but doctors argued this was an involuntary response.
The involuntary response of pupil dilation is an indicator of how hard the brain is working and an indirect measure of cognitive effort.
Pupil diameter is an involuntary response to how hard the brain is "working" and is used as an indirect measure of cognitive effort.
Mrs Gosling is going into schools close to where her son died to speak to pupils about what happened in a bid to educate them about the body's shortterm involuntary response to sudden immersion in cold water.
You don't want to land." He described "Norte," which took the top spot on his list, as a "work of philosophical and spiritual origami [with] a degree of artistry that provokes an involuntary response."
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Dr Bavikatte, a consultant at The Walton Centre in Liverpool, said: "The blinking could either be an involuntary response or a voluntary response to the brain tests.
The teller feels superior both to the butt of the joke, and to the listeners in whom he created the involuntary response of laughter." But if humor is about putting down others, it's also conspiratorial.
From Pavlov's dogs salivating at the sound of a bell to you quickly pulling your finger away from a hot pan, familiar examples of an involuntary response to a stimulus abound.