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Compare and contrast nervous and hormonal mechanisms for control and coordination in animals
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Difference between nervous and hormonal mechanism:
 

Nervous system Hormonal system
1. Made up of neurons (nerve cell). 1. Made of secretory cells (glands).
2. Messages transmitted in the form of electrical impulses. 2. Messages transmitted in the form of chemicals called hormones.
3. Messages transmitted along nerve fibre. 3. Messages transmitted along blood stream.
4. Effect of message usually lasts for a very short while. 4. Effect of message usually lasts longer.
5. Messages travel very quickly. 5. Messages travel more slowly.
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