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Limbic system

The limbic system is the collective name for structures in the human brain involved in emotion, motivation, and emotional association with memory.

It affects motivation and is more active in extroverts and risk-takers than in introverts and cautious people (Evers, 499)[1].

The limbic system plays its role in the formation of memory by integrating emotional states with stored memories of physical sensations.

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