limbic system

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Synonyms for limbic system

a system of functionally related neural structures in the brain that are involved in emotional behavior

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You have moved thinking about driving the car from the conscious neocortex to the subconscious limbic system, making driving virtually a "no brainer.
In addition, improving cell membrane composition with lipids, the oldest class of information biomolecules, may help upregulate the oldest parts of the brain, the limbic system, to regain metabolic health,
LIMBIC SYSTEM (including the VENTRAL STRIATUM, AMYGDALA, and HIPPOCAMPUS): feeling pleasure; emotions; learning
Moreover, the limbic system has no language; it sends these impulses up to the prefrontal cortex without explanation, and leaves it to the higher brain functions to make sense of them.
The central nervous system (CNS) acting via a number of central nuclei - particularly in the limbic system under normal circumstances - provides negative feedback control of the pontine micturition centre.
The first issue is that research shows adolescents rely on the limbic system in much of their decision-making.
The hippocampus is a part the brain structures known as the limbic system and is involved informing, storing and processing memory.
Inside the limbic system, the hypothalamus is a small structure at the base of the brain.
In my role, I don't have to know how the prefrontal cortex, the limbic system and other brain elements work.
Psychologist Dr Adrian Raine told the American Association for the Advancement of Science that babies with an abnormality in the limbic system of their brain commit more crimes as adults than those without it.
One was a particular abnormality affecting the brain's "emotional centre", the limbic system.
One was an abnormality affecting the brain's "emotional centre", the limbic system.
Prefrontal cortex, basal ganglia, limbic system and amygdale are words commonly found on WebMD.
It exerts its most profound effect in the brain's emotional core, the limbic system.
Discussing the religiosity of some of McLuhan's forebears, for example, Coupland observes that "both piety and the religious impulse are partially regulated from within the brain's limbic system.