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limbic system

 exists inmammals only. It is a series of subcortical structureswhich connect the cortex with other parts of the brain andwhich are important in regulating emotional and motivation behaviorand memory. Structures within the limbic system include the thalamus, hypothalamus, amygdala and hippocampus.

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September 24th 2021


the pons trigger dreaming and awakening from sleep.