2. Where is the limbic system located? The limbic system is located on top of the brain stem. 3. The limbic system consists of parts of which lobes? The limbic system consists of the frontal, parietal and temporal lobes. 4. The limbic system is involved in what processes? The limbic system is involved in emotions and motivations, particularly those related to survival, such as fear, anger, pleasure and sexual behavior. Fill in this table: Limbic System Part Function Amygdala Involved in emotional responses, hormonal secretions, and memory. Hippocampus Indexes, sends and retrieves memory from long-term storage in the cerebral hemisphere. Hypothalamus Maintains homeostasis, autonomic functions of the peripheral nervous system, food and water intake regulation, sleep-wake cycle regulation. Olfactory Cortex Involved in the identification of odors. Thalamus Relays sensory signals to and from the spinal cord and the cerebrum. Parietal lobe 1. Where is the parietal lobe located? The parietal lobe is located near the back and top of the head.
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