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Limbic System

Source: Project HOPES, Standford University (edited)


Part of the reward system: motor adjustment following delivered reward/ punishment S

Attention (Dopamine) S; Speech processing (e.g. ambivalence) S, working memory S

Facial emotion identification S

'Pessimistic' bias: internal adaptation and preparation processes in order to act according to potential or certain unpleasant events (medial) S

Sexual arousal and behavior S

Craving (Nicotine) S

Modulation of pain perception S


Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder S, S, S, S; Parkinson's Disease S, Tourette Syndrome S, Huntington's Disease S; Schizophrenia S, S, S; Insomnia S; Multiple Sclerosis S; Autism S; Pedophilia S, Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome (dorsomedial nucleus) S

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