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Biological Clocks

1st Edition

By Susan Binkley

CRC Press

220 pages

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pub: 1998-04-23
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Biological Clocks introduces the subject of human chronobiology. It describes biological clocks; why we have clocks; how biological clocks relate to sleep disorders, depression, and jet lag; and how the reader can measure his/her own rhythms.

Table of Contents

BIOLOGICAL RHYTHMS: Fooling Around With Time. More Seriously. Methods of Rhythm Measurement. Entrainment. Freeruns. More Related to Freeruns. Resetting. Can Clock Be Stopped? Temperature and Chemicals. Seasons and Photoperiodism. Circarhythms. Biological Clockworks. Human Rhythms. The End of the Whole Mess. APPNEDICES: Glossary. Societies. Journals. Software. Bibliogrphy. MEASURE YOUR OWN CIRCADIAN RHYTHM.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / Geriatrics
MEDICAL / Neuroscience
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Neuroscience