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Cortical systems involved in appetite and food consumption

Abstract:

Food intake is essential to sustain life, and the sensory systems of taste and smell are among the most fundamental building blocks of the brain's natural reward systems. Human food intake relies on a complex hierarchy of cortical processing that includes obtaining stable sensory information, evaluation for desirability, and choosing the appropriate behavior. Food intake and the control of appetite rely on cortical processing in humans and other primates to a much larger degree than other mam...

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Publisher:
Elsevier
Host title:
Appetite and Body Weight
Pages:
5-26
Publication date:
2007-01-01
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ISBN:
9780123706331
Pubs id:
pubs:185590
UUID:
uuid:f4687428-cbe1-402b-8022-4169c33ef0c6
Local pid:
pubs:185590
Source identifiers:
185590
Deposit date:
2013-11-17

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