voluntary response

voluntary response

a response under the control of the will of an organism. Compare REFLEX ARC.
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At a time human body responses to different types of sensory stimuli and gives a desired and purposeful voluntary response to stimulus.
([dagger][dagger]) Most immunization programs that used census or voluntary response provided CDC with data aggregated at the state or local (city or territory) level.
They also generate a StartReact effect, as explored by a voluntary response task in a muscle distant from stimulus location.
These readings remind us that our faith is a matter of the heart as well as the head, an empowering grace as well as a voluntary response to God's invitations.
Saif Markhan Al Ketbi, Director-General of the Office of the Crown Prince of Dubai, said that the voluntary response from organisations and society demonstrate social responsibility towards the poor.
This donation is a national commitment and a voluntary response to the international human conscience that bears the fingerprint of Shaikh Mohammed," said Anan Fakhreddin, CEO, Damas.
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.
Noyer said, 'In all countries, non-conventional measures and the consecutive expansion of balance sheets were a deliberate and voluntary response to financial market developments that threatened their integrity, their functioning and overall economic stability.'
If recruitment is conducted based on voluntary response then it makes a lot of sense because it show part of individual patriotism and allegiance to service the nation at will," explained the official.
And determined not to leave anything to chance The Morpeth Lions, which has co-ordinated the voluntary response to the disaster, last year put its fledgling emergency plans into practice.
In fact, according to Albu they are getting excellent voluntary response from these groups.

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