Limbic system is part of the brain that relays information from the primitive brain stem about changes in bodily functions to the cortex, where the information is interpreted.

This set of forebrain areas is traditionally regarded as critical for emotion , which form a border around the brainstem, including the olfactory bulb, hypothalamus , hippocampus, amygdala , cingulate gyrus of the cerebral cortex , and several other smaller structures Limbic System is an area in the forebrain traditionally considered critical for emotion, and where innate responses required for survival as a species are thought to originate Moreover, Limbic system, refers to an area in the forebrain traditionally considered critical for emotion, and where innate responses required for survival as a species are thought to originate; a system in the forebrain that is closely linked with emotional response. The Limbic system includes some brainstem areas, particularly the mammillary bodies of the hypothalamus and specific basal forebrain structures, including the amygdala (the "almond" because of its shape) and the septum.


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