Temperature of Ingested Fluids: Preference and Satiation Effects (Pease Porridge Warm, Pease Porridge Cool)

  • Richard M. Gold
  • Robert G. Laforge


In the laboratory, the air, food, and water all typically stay at one stable temperature, and when that temperature is experimentally manipulated, as by cold stress, the air, food, and water all tend to change together. As a result of this confounding, several reports have appeared to demonstrate that water intake varies with changes in the temperature of the air to which an animal is exposed.


Water Intake Cool Water Drinking Session Drinking Response Subdiaphragmatic Vagotomy 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Richard M. Gold
    • 1
  • Robert G. Laforge
    • 1
  1. 1.Psychology DepartmentUniversity of MassachusettsAmherstUSA

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