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The functional human neuroanatomy of food pleasure cycles

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Food ensures our survival and is a potential source of pleasure and general well-being. In order to survive, the human brain is required to optimize the resource allocation such that rewards are pursued when relevant. This means that food intake follows a similar cyclical time course to other rewards with phases related to expectation, consummation and satiety. Here we develop a multilevel model for the full cycle of eating behavior based on the evidence for the brain networks and mechanisms ...

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University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Psychiatry
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University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Psychiatry
Role:
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Psychiatry
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Elsevier
Journal:
Physiology and Behavior More from this journal
Volume:
106
Issue:
3
Pages:
307-316
Publication date:
2012-06-06
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EISSN:
1873-507X
ISSN:
0031-9384
Language:
English
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pubs:355640
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uuid:8bb67a1b-509c-4e9a-9984-0ccd15afddba
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355640
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2013-11-16

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