LATERAL HYPOTHALAMUS (LH)

The portion of the hyothalamus which aides in the process of eating and stimulation of this part of the brain increases food intake.

LATERAL HYPOTHALAMUS (LH): "The lateral hypothalamus is the part of the brain that drives our urges to eat."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "LATERAL HYPOTHALAMUS (LH)," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/lateral-hypothalamus-lh/ (accessed April 6, 2020).
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