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Our muscles and sensorimotor system also learn to do or respond to things over time which is characterized as sensorimotor memory. Across the lifespan do you think sensorimotor memory or reflexes are more important for our survival? Does the answer change when comparing different stages of life? Include reference.

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Our muscles and sensorimotor system also learn to do or respond to things over time which is characterized as sensorimotor memory. Across the lifespan do you think sensorimotor memory or reflexes are more important for our survival? Does the answer change when comparing different stages of life?

The difference between sensorimotor memory and reflexes are that sensorimotor memory is learned and reflexes are not. When you are an infant or child, both are important. You need reflexes to protect you from harmful stimuli (such as ...

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The question of the importance of sensorimotor memory for the purpose of survival (in the process of aging) is discussed in this solution.

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