FEEDING CENTER By N., Sam M.S. - 154 the traditional name for the region of the lateral hypothalamus in the brain that, when stimulated, produces eating behavior. Also called hunger center. FEEDING CENTER: "The feeding centre is in our brain and promotes feeding behaviour." Related Psychology Terms HUNGER DRIVE CEREBRAL CORTEX EMOTION (Theories) BRAIN WAVES (Electroencephalogram, EEG) CHILD PSYCHIATRY CANNON, WALTER BRADFORD (1871-1945) BULIMIA (Hyperorexia, Polyphagia) Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development PICA IMITATION Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "FEEDING CENTER," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/feeding-center/ (accessed July 4, 2022).