Forebrain lesions and food intake in pigeons.

  title={Forebrain lesions and food intake in pigeons.},
  author={Juan Manuel Ramirez},
  journal={Physiology & behavior},
  volume={23 5},
Thirty pigeons were randomly assigned to one of four groups: those receiving bilateral ablation of the archistriatum, the neostriatum, the nucleus stria terminalis, or those receiving a sham operation. All groups showed a non-significant temporary postoperative decrease in food intake, a non-specific effect attributed to the surgery. However, the duration… CONTINUE READING