act involuntarily

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Verb1.act involuntarily - act in an uncontrolled manneract involuntarily - act in an uncontrolled manner  
sneeze - exhale spasmodically, as when an irritant entered one's nose; "Pepper makes me sneeze"
blink, nictate, nictitate, wink - briefly shut the eyes; "The TV announcer never seems to blink"
behave, act, do - behave in a certain manner; show a certain behavior; conduct or comport oneself; "You should act like an adult"; "Don't behave like a fool"; "What makes her do this way?"; "The dog acts ferocious, but he is really afraid of people"
break wind - expel intestinal gases through the anus
salivate - produce saliva; "We salivated when he described the great meal"
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Dr Ian Schofield, a consultant neurophysiologist with expertise in how electric currents affect the nervous system, said even if an electrical discharge went through Moat, it would not have made him act involuntarily.
All the ones he considers try to assault the body of the viewer and make it act involuntarily to imitate and mimic the actions of the cinematic body that viewers experience on the screen.