The timing of biological clocks

Book
Published 1987
Item Details
Summary:

Explores the many aspects of circadian rhythms, from jet lag to biorhythms to "forbidden phases" of sleep when one cannot awaken spontaneously.

ISBN:
9780716750185
071675018X
Publisher, Date:
New York : Scientific American Library : [1987]
New York : Distributed by W.H. Freeman, [1987]
©1987
Description:
xi, 199 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm.
Notes:
Includes bibliography (pages 185-191) and index.
Contents:
1. Time zones
2. The ebb and flow of consciousness
3. Jumping between time zones
4. Convergence of time zones
5. Crystals of living time
6. Collective rhythmicity in a community of clocks
7. The singularities of biochemical clocks
8. Circadian dynamics and its evolution
9. The shape of the future.
LCCN:
86015602
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