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The nervous system monitors and controls almost everyorgan system through a series of positive and negativefeedback loops.
The Central Nervous System (CNS) includes the brain andspinal cord.
The Peripheral Nervous System (PNS) connects the CNS toother parts of the body, and is composed of nerves (bundlesof neurons).
Not all animals have highly specialized nervous systems.
Those with simple systems tend to be either small and verymobile or large and immobile.