circadian rhythm Tag

Our internal biological clock (or circadian clock) plays an important role in regulating the daily rhythms of human behavior and biology. The human circadian clock enables maximum expression of genes at appropriate times of day to help the body adapt to the earth’s rotation. Desynchronization of the clock with the environment can affect physiological performance...

As daylight savings time comes to an end for the year, people enjoy the extra hour of sleep that comes with the change. However, according to a Live Science news article, the change in quantity of sleep is not the only impact that the practice of changing the time has. It turns out that the...