- Created by: Emma
- Created on: 31-10-11 14:38
The Nervous System
The NERVOUS SYSTEM enables us to react to our surroundings. It consists mainly of the brain, the spinal chord, nerve cells (“neurones”) and receptors.
When reacting to a stimulus our bodies use the following pattern:
STIMULUS --- RECEPTOR --- COORDINATOR --- EFFECTOR --- RESPONSE
The three nerve cells are called: