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Animal emotions

The limbic system is often thought of as a primitive part of the brain as it is present in lower mammals and parts are even found in reptiles. Animals need emotions to survive - they need fear as a trigger to escape predators and aggression to defend their territory, young and food. Charles Darwin thought emotions were merely left over from our animal past. However, you rely on your emotions to make quick, often complex, decisions.

Charles Darwin thought emotions were merely left over from our animal past.
Charles Darwin thought emotions were merely left over from our animal past.
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