Differentiate between voluntary and involuntary movements.
Differences between voluntary and involuntary movements:
|Voluntary movements||Involuntary movements|
|1. Voluntary movements are according to our will.||1. Involuntary movements are not according to our will.|
|2. They are caused by the cerebrum but controlled by the cerebellum.||2. They are caused by the medulla oblongata and some part of the midbrain.|
|3. They are under the control of the central and peripheral nervous systems.||3. They are under the control of the autonomic nervous system.|
|4. Voluntary movements occur when needed and are under our control.||4. Involuntary movements occur continuously and are not under our control.|
|Examples: Eating, walking, reading||5. Examples: Breathing, heartbeat, digestion|
Concept: Human Nervous System
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