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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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sentience

the quality or state of beingsentient; consciousness; Feeling as distinguished from perception or thought.