Ch. 14e Limbic system

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Ch. 14e Limbic system
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  1. Hippocampus. Memory forming center, but does not store memories.
  2. Amygdala. Assesses danger, recognizes anger
  3. Fornix. Links the limbic system together
  4. Olfactory bulb. triggers reactions and memories related to smell.
  5. Hypothalamus
    Most limbic output is relayed here. It releases hormones to affect ANS
  6. Mammillary bodies. Connects amygdala and hippocampus to cerebral cortex to recall memories
  7. What is the job of the Reticular Formation?
    Filters out weak signals (such as lights in a room, crickets chirping). 99% of information is disregarded. Also keeps brain aroused.
  8. What is the limbic system involved in?
    Emotions

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