Chapter

Thirst

Edmund T. Rolls

in Emotion Explained

Published in print September 2005 | ISBN: 9780198570035
Published online September 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780191693793 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198570035.003.0006

Series: Series in Affective Science

Thirst

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This chapter explains cellular stimuli for drinking, extracellular thirst stimuli, angiotensin, the control of normal drinking, brain mechanisms including reward and satiety mechanisms, and mechanisms for the pleasantness of water when thirsty.

Keywords: reward; satiety; drinking; cellular stimuli; angiotensin

Chapter.  5298 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Neuroscience

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