Table of Contents
- 1 How does the human body receive information from its environment?
- 2 What happens when the body responds to the environment?
- 3 How do you know if your nervous system is damaged?
- 4 Which organ is part of our nervous system?
- 5 What is an example of a response?
- 6 What is the best example of a response to an external stimulus?
How does the human body receive information from its environment?
Responding to changes in environment Cells called receptors , which detect stimuli (changes in the environment). The coordination centre, such as the brain, spinal cord or pancreas, which receives and processes information from receptors around the body.
What happens when the body responds to the environment?
Explanation: homeostasis is the ability of regularors of maintaining constant internal environment in response to the varying external environment.
What is an example of response to the environment?
A dog salivating at the smell of food, a flower opening in sunlight and a worm crawling towards moisture are examples of organisms responding to stimuli from their surroundings. All organisms respond to their surroundings in order to improve their chances of survival and reproduction.
What causes our bodies to react to information from the outside world?
It is through the nervous system that we communicate with the outside world and, at the same time, many mechanisms inside our body are controlled. The nervous system takes in information through our senses, processes the information and triggers reactions, such as making your muscles move or causing you to feel pain.
How do you know if your nervous system is damaged?
Signs and symptoms of nervous system disorders
- Persistent or sudden onset of a headache.
- A headache that changes or is different.
- Loss of feeling or tingling.
- Weakness or loss of muscle strength.
- Loss of sight or double vision.
- Memory loss.
- Impaired mental ability.
- Lack of coordination.
Which organ is part of our nervous system?
The brain and the spinal cord are the central nervous system. The nerves that go through the whole body make up the peripheral nervous system.
Why do we need to maintain a balanced internal environment?
Maintaining a constant internal environment by providing the cells with what they need to survive (oxygen, nutrients, and removal of waste) is necessary for the well-being of both individual cells and the entire body. Homeostasis refers to stability, balance, or equilibrium within a cell or the body.
Do all living things grow and develop?
All living things grow and develop. All living things are capable of reproduction, the process by which living things give rise to offspring. All living things are able to maintain a constant internal environment through homeostasis.
What is an example of a response?
The definition of response is a reaction after something is done. An example of response is how someone reacts to an ink blot on a card. A reaction, as that of an organism or a mechanism, to a specific stimulus. A reaction, as that of an organism or any of its parts, to a specific stimulus.
What is the best example of a response to an external stimulus?
drinking water after a long run avoiding the sun by looking for food at night a hungry bear hunting for food falling asleep in the treetops of a forest.
What are the two main nervous systems?
The nervous system is made up of the central nervous system and the peripheral nervous system:
- The brain and the spinal cord are the central nervous system.
- The nerves that go through the whole body make up the peripheral nervous system.