SYSTEM SCIENCE is a scientific method that uses the perspective of the whole organism.
– sees the Whole and the Parts,
– recognizes the importance of the information flow (SIGNALING) among the Parts,
– and analyzes the history (EMERGENCE) of the patterns of information flow throughout the Whole during the LIFE COURSE
A COMPLEX SYSTEM is a collection of things (molecules, biologic cells-tissues, cities, etc) that organize themselves into a collective whole, sharing information and creating PATTERNS.