Responsiveness of the Stomach to Environmental Events

  • Robert M. Stern


I first became interested in the motility of the stomach while working in R. C. Davis’s laboratory in 1960. It is my feeling that 20 years later we still know very little about the responsiveness of the stomach to environmental events. I will begin with a discussion of the various reasons for the paucity of knowledge in this area and then describe some of the environment-stomach relationships that have been reported.


Gastric Motility Stomach Activity Mental Arithmetic Auditory Stimulation Stomach Motility 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert M. Stern
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PsychologyThe Pennsylvania State UniversityUniversity ParkUSA

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