THE LIMBIC SYSTEM
The limbic system is a collection of the brain structures that lies in both sides of the thalamus.
The limbic system is also known as the paleomammalian brain is located under the cerebrum.
The limbic system is responsible for emotions in life, and it is also associated with the role of the
formation of memories (Cardinali, D. P. 2018). The system has primary components which
include; amygdala, hippocampus which are located on the left side of the thalamus and the
hypothalamus which is located in front of the thalamus.
The limbic system is vital for both behavioral and emotional responses particularly in feeding,
fight, and reproduction. Some other organs that are complementary to the limbic system include
the basal ganglia, ventral tegmental area, and the cingulate gyrus. The three sets of structures
have primary roles to play to support the emotional life...
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