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Published: 23 March 2017

168 Pages | 20 black and white halftones


ISBN: 9780198717683

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Circadian Rhythms: A Very Short Introduction

Russell Foster and Leon Kreitzman

Very Short Introductions

  • Offers a comprehensive description of the science behind circadian rhythms
  • Describes how biological clocks enable animals to anticipate the regular daily changes in the external environment and synchronise their activities so as to maximise their chances of survival and reproduction
  • Describes how our own behaviour is regulated by our biological clocks over a 24 hour period
  • Part of the bestselling Very Short Introductions series - over seven million copies sold worldwide