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Limbic

(Science: anatomy) Pertaining to a limbus or margin, forming a border around.


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Re: Industrial Society Destroys Mind and Environment

... response. Studies tie Television watching to early death. Viewers enter a trace-like state within minutes. The motion goes under awareness to the Limbic system where the Amygdala responds to a perceived threat keying the adrenals to release epinephrine ready for 'fight or flight'. Then 'relaxed' ...

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by wript
Mon Feb 03, 2014 12:51 am
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Industrial Society Destroys Mind and Environment
Replies: 45
Views: 46515

Re: Sound and how the brain reacts to it

... of you will get chills from Miss Cleo. :mrgreen: The only thing I have ever found that I thought was connected was something having to do with the limbic system. From About.com: "The limbic system is a set of evolutionarily primitive brain structures located on top of the brainstem and buried ...

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by chillsdownmyspine
Thu Aug 18, 2011 10:36 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Sound and how the brain reacts to it
Replies: 89
Views: 142862

Dopamine receptors?

How did we find out that inside our brain's limbic system there are dopamine receptors? But why are the receptors there? How do you evolutionarily account for it?

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by deostroll
Wed Oct 08, 2008 3:03 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Dopamine receptors?
Replies: 1
Views: 1611

Logic/emotions/Self-preservation

... Could this be a protective response? Is this a case of the higher part of the brain becoming saturated with information and being shut off by the limbic system so that the individual can respond with the old self-preservation reflexes embedded in the old brain? Well, possibly that it can respond ...

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by mcar
Wed Jan 30, 2008 12:55 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Logic/emotions/Self-preservation
Replies: 5
Views: 6457

Logic/emotions/Self-preservation

... Could this be a protective response? Is this a case of the higher part of the brain becoming saturated with information and being shut off by the limbic system so that the individual can respond with the old self-preservation reflexes embedded in the old brain?

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by genovese
Tue Jan 29, 2008 2:26 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Logic/emotions/Self-preservation
Replies: 5
Views: 6457
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