Chronic Jet Lag Produces Cognitive Deficits

  title={Chronic Jet Lag Produces Cognitive Deficits},
  author={Kwangwook Cho and Abdelkader Ennaceur and Jon C. Cole and Chang Kook Suh},
  journal={The Journal of Neuroscience},
  pages={RC66 - RC66}
Traveling across time zones causes disruption to the normal circadian rhythms and social schedules because of travelers' shift in time. As the endogenous circadian timing system adapts slowly to new time cues, the phase relationship between biological rhythms and external time cues are out of synchronization for a period of time. This disturbance of circadian rhythms has been shown to impair physical and psychological health (Winget et al., 1984). To test the effects of repeated jet lag on… 

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