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Investigating into reflexes & senses

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Introduction

Investigating reflexes & senses Aim: - To find out how our reflexes change as different senses are used. Prediction: - I predict that our reflexes will be the strongest when we are using the sense of sight. Fair test: - I will make sure that it is a fair test by ensuring that... ...read more.

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Then, one person would drop the ruler through one of the hands of the other persona and record how high the person's hand was on the ruler. The lower measurement, the quicker the reflexes. We would repeat this with sight, sound and touch. When we were doing sound, the person catching the ruler would face a different direction while the person holding the ruler would make a sound when he/she was about to drop it. ...read more.

Conclusion

Results (nth)turn Sight Sound Touch 1 0.34 0.42 0.44 2 0.36 0.45 0.46 3 0.24 0.35 0.65 4 0.35 0.42 0.43 5 0.18 0.22 0.26 6 0.19 0.18 0.24 7 0.25 0.24 0.35 8 0.19 0.32 0.43 9 0.22 0.30 0.30 10 0.17 0.36 0.44 Conclusion: - This table clearly shows that the results for sight were the best, the sound then touch. This may be because we are more used to using our eyes in the environment that we are in and as soon as we are born. ...read more.

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