Kicking out when the doctor smashes your kneecap with a sledgehammer, I mean taps your knee with a small hammer. Other examples include pulling your hand away when you touch a hot kettle, and blinking when something comes dangerously close to your face.
1.A reflex action occurs when the body responds to a stimulus without the involvement of the brain. Batting of eyelids and rapid withdrawal of hands from a hot surface are examples of reflex actions. The contraction of the pupils of the eyes when exposed to bright light is a perfect example of a reflex action.

Nerves provide a pathway for electrochemical impulses to transfer between the brain and other parts of the body. A nerve is an enclosed, cable-like structure that contains bundles of axons.

The spinal cord sends messages from the brain to other parts of the body and from other parts of the body to the brain, says the University of Alabama Birmingham School of Medicine.

Each of the brain's three basic parts, the hindbrain, the midbrain and the forebrain, have specific roles to play in brain and body function.

The sensory strip is the part of the brain responsible for receiving and sending messages of feeling from various parts of the body, according to Hunter Brain Injury Respite Options Inc.

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