FEEDING CENTER By N., Pam M.S. - May 11, 2013 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 BRAIN CENTER WAKING CENTER APPESTAT BULIMIA NERVOSA VISCERAL BRAIN LATERAL HYPOTHALAMIC SYNDROME AREA POSTREMA CENTER-SURROUND ANTAGONISM PERIPHERAL VOMITING CENTER Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "FEEDING CENTER," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/feeding-center/ (accessed October 14, 2019).