The many nuclei that make up the thalamus. The thalamus is the gateway to the cerebral cortex; assists with motor control and relaying signals to the cerebellum; and plays a role in memory and emotional responses via the limbic system
This is where the amygdala is located in the brain. It is located within the temporal lobes of the brain. It is responsible for processing of memory, decision-making, emotional reactions and is part of the limbic system.