List of regions in the human brain

Hindbrain (rhombencephalon)Edit

MyelencephalonEdit

MetencephalonEdit

Midbrain (mesencephalon)Edit

Forebrain (prosencephalon)Edit

DiencephalonEdit

EpithalamusEdit

Third ventricleEdit

ThalamusEdit

Hypothalamus (limbic system) (HPA axis)Edit

Subthalamus(HPA axis)Edit

Pituitary gland (HPA axis)Edit

Telencephalon (cerebrum) Cerebral hemispheresEdit

 
  red: frontal lobe
  orange: parietal lobe
  yellow: occipital lobe
  green: temporal lobe
  blue: cerebellum
  black: brainstem

White matterEdit

SubcorticalEdit

Rhinencephalon (paleocortex)Edit

Cerebral cortex (neocortex)Edit

Neural pathwaysEdit

Motor systems / Descending fibersEdit

Somatosensory systemEdit

Visual systemEdit

Auditory systemEdit

NervesEdit

Neuro endocrine systemsEdit

Neuro vascular systemsEdit

Neurotransmitter pathwaysEdit

Dural meningeal systemEdit

Limbic systemEdit

The limbic system, also known as the paleomammalian cortex, is a set of brain structures located on both sides of the thalamus, immediately beneath the medial temporal lobe of the cerebrum primarily in the midbrain.[1] The classification of structures as part of the limbic system is historical and originates from the position of the structures at the boundary between two functionally distinct components (hence, the name limbus, meaning border) and the structures' shared roles in emotional processes (see limbic system for more details). Hence, there is overlap of structures in the limbic system and in other classifications of brain structures. The following areas have been considered part of the limbic system.[2][3]

Other areas that have been included in the limbic system include the:

Related topicEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Schacter, Daniel L. 2012. Psychology.sec. 3.20
  2. ^ Swenson, Rand. "Chapter 9 - Limbic System". Retrieved 9 January 2015.:
  3. ^ Rajmohan V, Mohandas E (2007). "The limbic system". Indian Journal of Psychiatry. 49 (2): 132–139. doi:10.4103/0019-5545.33264. PMC 2917081. PMID 20711399.

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