SYMPOSIA PAPER Published: 01 January 1968

The Nature of Stimuli


Since our primary objective is to aid ASTM, a review was made of the materials evaluated by ASTM. It was found that these materials could be roughly classified into ten major groups (Table 1). Then the characteristics of these materials were grouped as stimuli opposite the receptor they affect (Table 2).

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Foster, D
Virginia Military Institute, Lexington, Va.
Danker, WH
Fritzsche Brothers, Inc., New York, N. Y.
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Developed by Committee: E18
Pages: 7–10
DOI: 10.1520/STP34658S
ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-4572-6
ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-0784-7