Do you ever wonder how you could walk on a beam without losing your balance? Why is it that when you touch something hot, you pull your hand away even before you think about it? You will find the answers to these questions as you read this lesson.
The body system that controls other parts of the body is the Nervous System. The nervous system receives signals from stimuli inside and outside of the body. The main function of the nervous system is to integrate and coordinate bodily activities. All information outside and inside the body are processed and interpreted by the nervous system.