The thalamus is a structure in the brain between the cerebral cortex and the midbrain at the top of the brainstem, roughly in the center of the skull. It's function appears to be relaying sensory and motor signals. It also regulates consciousness, sleep and alertness.

Thalamus at Wikipedia

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