Human Responses to the Geophysical Daily, Annual and Lunar Cycles

@article{Foster2008HumanRT,
  title={Human Responses to the Geophysical Daily, Annual and Lunar Cycles},
  author={R. Foster and T. Roenneberg},
  journal={Current Biology},
  year={2008},
  volume={18},
  pages={R784-R794}
}
Collectively the daily, seasonal, lunar and tidal geophysical cycles regulate much of the temporal biology of life on Earth. The increasing isolation of human societies from these geophysical cycles, as a result of improved living conditions, high-quality nutrition and 24/7 working practices, have led many to believe that human biology functions independently of them. Yet recent studies have highlighted the dominant role that our circadian clock plays in the organisation of 24 hour patterns of… Expand
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