The thalamus is a small structure within the brain located just above the brain stem between the cerebral cortex and the midbrain and has extensive nerve connections to both. The main function of the thalamus is to relay motor and sensory signals to the cerebral cortex.
Negative symptoms take place when there is a lack of a particular response in the system. With regards to our immune system, it is very essential that our body needs to respond against the pathogens attacking our cell. The response would result to the production of antibodies that would help eliminate these threats.