Researchers report pyramidal neurons in the basolateral amygdala help us to recognize and categorize foods.
A new study reveals how brain activity alters when presented with desirable foods.
According to a new study, neurons in the dorsal hippocampus are activated by consuming sweet foods, helping form a memory of the meal.
Hordenine, a substance present in beer and malted barley, activates dopamine D2 receptors through G proteins, leading to a possibly prolonged effect on the brain's reward center, researchers report.
For people who control their food consumption, the direct touch of picking up food triggers an enhanced sensory response, making the food more desirable and appealing.
Findings provide a new insight into how the brain regulates food and water intake.
According to researchers, the ambient scent of foods can help to reduce cravings and satisfy the appetite.