Chapter 6

NCERT
Class 10
Science
Solutions
10. How are involuntary actions and reflex actions different from each other?

Question:

How are involuntary actions and reflex actions different from each other?

Answer:

Involuntary actions Reflex actions
Those actions that occur immediately
without any thinking are called
involuntary actions.
Reflex action is an immediate response to
an event that does not
require any processing by the brain.
Involuntary actions are controlled
by the mid and hindbrain. Example:
Breathing, beating of heart, etc.
Reflex actions are controlled
by the spinal cord.Example:
Sneezing, coughing, etc.

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