The startle response is an extreme response to a highly novel and/or intense .. A startle response is normally seen in children and adults in response to.
In animals, including humans, the startle response is a largely unconscious defensive response to sudden or threatening stimuli, such as sudden noise or sharp.
Differences between children and adults in components of the startle response are reported often across studies. This could be due to actual developmental.
The acoustic startle response (ASR) is a subcortical reflex modulated by neural of adult mood and anxiety disorders including post-traumatic stress disorder.