The central nervous system (CNS) is one of the main sections of the nervous system, made up of the nerves in the brain and spinal cord. It is referred to as “central” because it combines information from the entire body’s nerves and coordinates activity across the whole organism.NCBI. (2009). How does the nervous system work?. [online] Available at: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/PMH0072574/ [Accessed 15 Nov. 2018]. Newman, T. (2017). Central nervous system: Structure, function, and diseases. [online] Medical News Today. Available at: https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/307076.php [Accessed 16 Oct. 2018].