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    Knee Jerk Reflexes

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    reflex is an action that your body does in response to without you having to think about it. There are many types of reflexes and everyone is born with it. For my assignment it will be based on different reflexes of the knee jerk reflex between boys and girls. This reflex is called a stretch reflex and it happens when you tap the tendon below the patella, or kneecap. I choose this assignment because I want to see the different time measurement of how fast a boy’s and girl’s reactions of the tendon can reflex, because reflexes affects our daily lives as part of a survival skill. What I did in this assignment is I had each boy and girl sit down in a chair where their legs weren’t touching the ground, and with my materials (stopwatch…

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    Neonates have innate reflexes that are observed and present after birth. Four of these reflexes include the following: Moro reflex, Rooting reflex, Babinski reflex, and the Stepping reflex. The Moro reflex is also known as the startle reflex. When the baby’s position or head support is suddenly changed, a baby should demonstrate arching of the back, followed by the arms and legs quickly being flung out then brought back centrally. The Moro reflex can also be elicited when the baby hears a loud…

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    Early Child Development

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    Babies do all kinds of things pretty soon after birth, but it can be difficult to know which actions are voluntary and which are involuntary. One of the things that you need to know about early child development in order to better understand your child’s needs is that most of the time she doesn’t know what she is doing! Reflexes Babies take some time to learn about themselves and their place in the world, but a newborn comes well equipped for the early days of survival by having a series of…

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    Startle Reflex

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    The primary goal of this research project is to extend our knowledge about the functional role of one of the most basic types of human reactions, the startle reflex. As pointed out earlier, although much is known about the startle reflex, there are clear gaps in our understanding of this ubiquitous human reaction. The most fundamental of these gaps relates to the functional reason humans are startled by intense sensory stimulation. The general assumption is that the startle reaction serves to…

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    The Importance Of Reflexes

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    Reflexes and reactions are two different ways that the human body responds to external or internal stimuli. Reflexes are involuntary and send a message only through the spinal cord to act on a stimuli without any intervention from the brain. For example, sneezing is a reflex as it is an attempt to rid the body of possibly harmful particles (external stimulus) from entering the body. Another example would be immediately pulling the hand away after touching a hot (external stimulus) pot. All of…

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    Baby Rylie Experiments

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    Life can change so much in such a little time. We see video’s on how much we move and how much activities we did. Now we can remember it and not have to watch videos so there we can see how much we can change in just a little bit. Now this paper will be telling all the research and experiment test we did. Infants have a lot of reflexes when they are born, but we only did a couple with the baby Rylie. Infants usually out grow all the reflexes in a little over a year. The reflexes that were the…

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    A reflex is an involuntary response to a stimulus. People are born with several different reflexes. There are reflexes for just about everything in your body. Most reflexes are active after birth. Examples of theses are, how a baby eats and their desire to get from point A to point B. I am just going to focus just on the reflexes of one- three month olds infants. This study I observed a six week old baby, named Lucy. Her mother gave permission for Lucy to be observed and tested for six…

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    Five-day-old male accompanied by his mother and his father. Parents are the primary historians and they are deemed reliable. Chief Complaint: First check up after discharge from the hospital. History of Present Illness: This is a 5-day-old male presenting to the office for first checkup following discharge from the hospital 3 days ago. Parents report that baby is breastfed every 2-3 hours. Mom reports that baby is latching with no difficulties, feeding last about 20 to 45 minutes. During the…

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    The knee-jerk reflex is considered a stretch reflex and is often used by physicians to test how the nervous system is functioning. The knee-jerk reflex is tested by tapping the patellar tendon with the base of a rubber hammer. This results in the leg and foot extending upward in healthy individuals. The reflex is a response to the change in shape of the patellar tendon and quadriceps muscle. It does so to prevent damage to the muscle and ultimately the maintain homeostasis. There are a series…

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    Child Reflex

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    A reflex is a simple, involuntary, or automatic action that the human body does in response to certain types of stimulation without you even having to think about it. Every healthy person has many different types of reflexes, most of which we are born with. From the beginning newborns automatically know how to root for the breast for feeding or grasp a finger. Reflexes are the most complex motor activities that neonates demonstrate. Infants have dozens of reflexes there are three sets critical…

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