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

AcademicBiologyNCERTClass 10

The difference between involuntary actions and reflex actions are as follows:

Involuntary actionsReflex action
1. All involuntary actions are not reflexes.1. All reflex actions are involuntary in nature.
2. Involuntary actions are the normal actions given by the internal or external organs of the body, which do not need thinking and are performed by us unknowingly.2. A reflex action is a sudden and autonomic response to a stimulus that is not under the voluntary control of the brain  (involuntary).
3. Example- Digestion and respiration.3. Example- Sneezing and Coughing.
Updated on 10-Oct-2022 13:19:02