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Biological Clocks: Your Owners Manual

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By: S Binkley

220 pages, Figs, tabs

Harwood Academic Publishers

Paperback | Dec 1997 | #117999 | ISBN: 9057025345
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NHBS Price: £31.99 $40/€37 approx

About this book

Biological Clocks introduces the readers to 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.


Contents

Part 1. Biological Rhythms 1. Fooling Around With Time 2. More Seriously 3. Methods of Rhythm Measurement 4. Entrainment 5. Freeruns 6. More Related to Freeruns 7. Resetting 8. Can Clock Be Stopped 9. Temperature and Chemicals 10. Seasons andPhotoperiodism 11. Circarhythms 12. Biological Clockworks 13. Human Rhythms 14. The End of the Whole Mess

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