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Sudden Stressful Situations

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When people are faced with sudden stressful situations, their body can respond with a reflexive response known as fight-or-flight. Which part of the nervous system is engaged in regulating this response?

A

Autonomic nervous system.

B

Sympathetic nervous system.

C

Somatic nervous system.

D

Parasympathetic nervous system.

E

Peripheral nervous system.