Environmental control of energy metabolism in rats.

  title={Environmental control of energy metabolism in rats.},
  author={J A Stidham and Lynn D. Devenport and Allen W. Knehans and S M Mena},
  journal={Physiology & behavior},
  volume={41 2},
Food availability was arranged so that episodes of feeding were separated by long periods of deprivation. Distinctly different contexts were associated with each condition. For other animals, relatively short periods of deprivation stood in contrast to relatively long opportunities to free-feed, and were also embedded in widely differing physical contexts… CONTINUE READING