Functional architecture of behavioural thermoregulation

  title={Functional architecture of behavioural thermoregulation},
  author={Andreas D. Flouris},
  journal={European Journal of Applied Physiology},
  • A. Flouris
  • Published 2010
  • Psychology, Biology
  • European Journal of Applied Physiology
The human thermoregulatory system relies primarily on behavioural adaptation and secondarily on autonomic and endocrine responses for thermal homeostasis. This is because autonomic and endocrine responses have a limited capacity in preventing hyper/hypothermia in extreme environments. Until recently, the neuroanatomy of behavioural thermoregulation as well as the neuroanatomic substrate of the various thermoregulatory behaviours remained largely unknown. However, this situation has changed in… 
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