limbic cortex

limbic cortex

(1) Cingulate gyrus; gyrus cinguli [NA6]. 
(2) Limbic lobe.
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Cingulate motor cortex stimulation produce motor effects, and because of its proximity to the limbic cortex, the region may be involved in movements that have an intense emotional and motivational behavior.
Jeste suggested that these neuro-biologic pathways help balance the phylogenetically older portions of the brain such as the limbic cortex with the more recently evolved prefrontal cortex.
It has been suggested that bingeing on high-carbohydrate, high-fat foods (ice cream, pizza, cookies, chocolate) has a drug-like effect in the nucleus accumbens, limbic cortex, and frontal cortex (Fortuna 1998; Wurtman & Wurtman 1989).
Limbic system: A set of brain structures, including the hippocampus, amygdala, anterior thalamic nuclei, septum, limbic cortex and fornix, that seemingly support a variety of functions, including emotion, behavior, motivation, long term memory, and olfaction.