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Discuss neural mechanisms involved in the control of eating behaviour.0
(8 marks + 16 marks)

Homeostasis is the biological process involving neural mechanisms that detect the state of the
environment inside the body and also correct it to restore that environment to its optimal state.
The body has evolved two…

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Real world applications have arisen from the LH explanation because Yang et al found that
Neuropeptide Y is also produced by abdominal fat. This leads to a vicious cycle where the
neurotransmitter produced in the brain leads to more eating and the production of more fat cells,
which in turn…

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