LIMBIC SYSTEM

a group of nuclei found within the brain of humans which is involved in the process of the autonomic nervous systems and various visceral processes. The system includes parts of the cerebral cortex, thalamus and other structures such as the hippocampus and septal area.

LIMBIC SYSTEM: "The limbic system is found within the brain of humans consisting of a collection of nuclei, it's primarily associated with the autonomic nervous system."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "LIMBIC SYSTEM," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/limbic-system/ (accessed December 16, 2018).
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