With their echolocating abilities and fast sensory-motor reactions, bats are amazingly quick on the uptake.
How can dogs eat anything from homework to food wrappers and still be ok?
Most reflexes do not involve the brain; they are fast, involuntary responses that travel over what is known as a reflex arc.
You've heard the expression "to heave your guts" used to refer to vomiting. In the case of frogs and toads, "heaving your guts" can have a literal connotation.
Our doctors always test our knee reflexes, but why is it so important?
A few things happen as you swallow. The back section of the roof of your mouth, also called the soft pallet, closes off the nasal passages so that food doesn’t go up into the nose.