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Limbic System

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The limbic system is a group of brain structures including the amygdala, hippocampus, and hypothalamus that are involved in processing and regulating emotions, memory, and sexual arousal.
Transcript:
The limbic system is a group of brain structures including the amygdala, hippocampus, and hypothalamus that are involved in processing and regulating emotions, memory, and sexual arousal. The limbic system is an important element of the body's response to stress and is highly connected to the endocrine and autonomic nervous systems. The limbic system is also responsible for processing the body's response to odors.
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limbic system, hypothalamus, hippocampus, endocrine, emotions, element, stress, memory, autonomic nervous systems, brain
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