About The Method
Examples of Reflexes
Reflexes and reflexive responses are moderated and coordinated by either the somatic or autonomic subsystems of the peripheral nervous system.
The somatic system works with the central nervous system to moderate and coordinate reflexes and reflexive responses related to the skeletal muscles in the body, while the autonomic system works with the central nervous system and/or autonomic ganglia to moderate and coordinate reflex responses related to the smooth muscles of organ, gland, and vascular systems in the body. In addition to providing specific reflex examples, the following two sections provide general explanations regarding: