Human Nervous System

2.2  Human Nervous System
The human nervous system is a system that controls the functions of all parts of the human body. The nervous system tells the human body how to react when receiving stimuli.

Functions of the human nervous system

  • Detects and reacts to stimuli that occur inside or outside the body
  • Communicate with other parts of the body through signal transmission

The human nervous system consists of

  • Brain
  • Spinal cord
  • Nerve networks throughout the body

The human nervous system is divided into two types:

  • The central nervous system consists of the brain and spinal cord
  • The peripheral nervous system consists of a network of nerves
Ways to maintain human nervous system
  • Eat a balanced diet
  • Enough sleep
  • Wear body protective equipment
  • Perform daily activities with proper posture