Neural mechanisms

The way in which the body maintains a constant internal environment.
homeostasis
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Activation causes feeling of hunger.
lateral hypothalamus
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Activation causes feels of satiaion.
ventromedial hypothamaus
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Key study: starving rats (1951)
Anand and Brobeck
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Key study: obese rats
Heatherington and Ranson
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Hormone that causes feeling of hunger.
grehlin
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Grehlin researchers (2004)
Cummings et al
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The sugar-related theory.
glucostat
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The hormone that diabetics may be desensitised to (other than insulin!)
leptin
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