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A reflex arc doesn't go all the way up to the brain.

Thus it NEVER becomes part of the thought process.

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Q: What is the difference between a reflex arc and a normal nerve impulse?
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What is the path of a reflex impulse?

the path of a refex impulse


What is the direction of a nerve impulse along a reflex?

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Why is there a difference between the reflex and reaction times?

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Why does a reflex nerve pathway move faster than a normal nerve transmission?

Reflex nerve pathway is a monosynaptic transmission. There are no interneurons involved. Only the limb that carries the afferent nerve impulse from the stimulus and the efferent motor function for the reflex involved. That is why it is faster. Normal nerve transmission require an interpretation of the impulse by the brain whereas reflex pathways do not. Another reason is because most reflexes from the exteroreceptors travel along myelinated axons (white matter) which carry the impulse faster than other neurons that have unmyelinated axons (grey matter).


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