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A pancreatic hormone that lowers levels of blood glucose in anticipation of an impending influx
The theory that eating is controlled by deviations from a hypothetical blood glucose set point
A peptide hormone released by fat
________ affects dopamine levels in the synapse
A disease of underconsumption
A disturbance of a patient's ability to respond to stimuli on the side of the body opposite to the side of a brain lesion, in the absence of simple sensory or motor deficits
Internal, private stimuli
A disease characterized by periods of not eating and then binging and purging
Alcohol is a ________ agonist
Located in the precentral gyrus of the frontal lobe; a major point of convergence of cortical sensorimotor signals and also a major point of departure of sensorimotor signals from
The motivational state that causes us to stop eating a meal when there is food remaining
Drug tolerance that results from changes that reduce the reactivity of the sites of action to the drug
The theory that humans and other animals are not normally driven to eat by internal energy deficits, but are drawn to eat by the anticipated pleasure of eating
Nucleus of the ventral striatum and major terminal of the mesocorticolimbic dopamine pathway
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Drug tolerance that results from changes that reduce the amount of the drug getting to its sites of action
The theory that eating is controlled by deviations from a hypothetical body-fat set point
The fact that the consumption of a particular food produces increased satiety for foods of the same taste than other foods
The assumption that hunger is typically triggered bt the decline of the body's energy reserves below their set point
Where one drug can produce tolerance to other drugs that act by the same mechanism
This syndrome occuse when sudden elimination of a drug causes physiological effects
Hunger peptide (name one)
External, public stimuli, such as drug-administration environment
Nicotine binds to these receptors
Where tolerance effects are maximally expressed only when a drug is administered in the same situation in which it has been previously administered
A pancreatic hormone that promotes the release of free fatty acids from adipose tissue, their conversion to keytones, and use of both as energy
Neurons that fire when an individual performs a particular goal
A state of decreased sensitivity to a drug that develops as a result of exposure to it
A disease where victims experience insatiable hunger, little or no satiety, and a very slow metabolism

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