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THE BRAIN AND MOOD


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The Limbic System is a motivational system.  The Limbic System tries to motivate our DLPC to plan and execute tasks to satisfy our instinctive needs.  For example, if one lost a million dollars in the stock market, he/she would be depressed and/or anxious.

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Another example of Limbic assignment of emotional form is guilt.  If a person deviates from social norms, the Limbic system will assign the emotional form of guilt.

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When the Limbic System fails, it creates emotional forms independent of personality and content of life.

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