limbic limbic

Definition(s):

  • (adj) of or relating to or forming a limbus

Usage(s):

  1. Lust grows from the limbic system; love, from the neocortex.
  2. On the other hand, CBT raised activity in the hippocampus of the limbic system, the brain's emotion center.
  3. The frontal lobe is the seat of concentration and attention; the limbic system is where powerful feelings, including rapture, are processed.

News

  • This is your brain on Vivaldi and Beatles

    Listening to music activates large networks in the brain, but different kinds of music are processed differently. A team of researchers has developed a new method for studying music processing in the brain during a realistic listening situation. Using a combination of brain imaging and computer modeling, they found areas in the auditory, motor, and limbic regions to be activated during free ...
    on August 7, 2013     Source: Science Daily

Quotes

  1. "We are emotionally connected to dogs at our limbic systems - perhaps that's why we love them so much," McConnell says.
    on Sep 30, 2006 By: Patricia McConnell Source: Marin Independent-Journal

  2. "Through a process of co-evolution of brains and music, through the structures throughout our cortex and neocortex, from our brain stem to the prefrontal cortex, from the limbic system to the cerebellum, music uniquely insinuates itself into our...
    on Jan 14, 2009 By: Daniel Levitin Source: U.S. News & World Report

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