structures of the brain
The limbic system is a group of structures in the brain. These structures cover both sides of the thalamus, right under the cerebrum. It is not a separate system, but a collection of structures from the cerebrum, diencephalon, and midbrain. These structures include the hippocampus, amygdala, hypothalamus, cingulate gyrus, nucleus accumbens and part of the thalamus. It supports many different functions, including emotion, behaviour, motivation, long-term memory, and olfaction.
- ↑ Schacter, Daniel L. 2012. Psychology.sec. 3.20
- ↑ Princeton Review (29 July 2003). Anatomy Coloring Workbook, Second Edition. The Princeton Review. pp. 120–. ISBN 978-0-375-76342-7. Retrieved 10 January 2013.
- ↑ Rajmohan V, Mohandas E (2007). "The limbic system". Indian Journal of Psychiatry. 49 (2): 132–139. doi:10.4103/0019-5545.33264. PMC 2917081. PMID 20711399.
- ↑ Medline Plus Medical Encyclopedia