Ch. 14e Limbic system

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    Hippocampus. Memory forming center, but does not store memories.
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    Amygdala. Assesses danger, recognizes anger
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    Fornix. Links the limbic system together
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    Olfactory bulb. triggers reactions and memories related to smell.
  5. Hypothalamus
    Most limbic output is relayed here. It releases hormones to affect ANS
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    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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