Braking your car after you observe a child's ball rolling into the street from between parked vehicles

is instinctive

requires a conscious decision

is a reflex

is instinctice and requires a conscious decision. (my choice)

am I right here?

The braking itself (pushing the brake) is a conditioned reflex. It was not not and instinct when you first drove. You might have wanted to stop, but you had to think about how to push the brake.

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  1. requires a conscious decision and is a reflex that is learned from experience.

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