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Chronobiology is a science that studies time-related phenomena in living organisms. Articles include topics on circadian rhythms, ultradian rhythms, infradian rhythms, tidal rhythms, etc.

Chronobiology Articles

A good night's sleep can mean a better day at school
Key factor: Children benefit from consistent bedtimes

Date: 20 Apr 2007, Rating: 4.60

Young children getting fewer hours of sleep
Kids 5 and under sleep less than recommended amount of time

Date: 20 Apr 2007, Rating: 5.00

Deterioration Of Sleep During Middle Age Related To Changes In The Biological Clock, Say Pitt Researchers
In one of the first studies of its kind, sleep researchers have learned that quality of sleep begins to deteriorate during what many consider the most productive years -- middle age -- much earlier than previously thought.

Date: 20 Apr 2007, Rating: not rated

'Sleep debts' accrue when nightly sleep totals six hours or fewer
Penn study find people respond poorly, while feeling only 'slightly' tired

Date: 20 Apr 2007, Rating: not rated

Less sleep, more struggles for elementary and middle school students
Reducing the amount of sleep students get at night has a direct impact on their performance at school during the day.

Date: 20 Apr 2007, Rating: 4.36

Adolescents feel less biological pressure to head to bed early
Sleep trigger slower in teens than children

Date: 20 Apr 2007, Rating: not rated

Model Of Internal Clocks Reveals How Jet Lag Disrupts The System
Symptoms of extreme jet lag may result from the body overshooting as it tries to adjust to particularly large leaps forward in time, suggests new research...

Date: 7 Sep 2006, Rating: 9.00