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Lecture 20- Environmental Eating I

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Lecture 20: Environment Eating I 24/05/2010 11:23:00 Evidence: Biological Theory of Eating No feedback from fat has been identified Biological signals are not specific for eating behavior How do you account for VMH lesion induced hyperphagia? How do you account for VMH stimulation induced anorexia? o Painful inhibits all behavior  How do you account for LH lesion induced anorexia? o LH lesions blocks salivary secretion  o Thirsty Animals don’t eat How do you account for LH stimulation induced eating o Not behaviorally specific  o Stimulus bound behavior  o Dopamine Activation  Low levels = Parkinson’s  High levels = Stimulus bound behavior
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