Internalization of seasonal time

@article{Prendergast2005InternalizationOS,
  title={Internalization of seasonal time},
  author={Brian J. Prendergast},
  journal={Hormones and Behavior},
  year={2005},
  volume={48},
  pages={503-511}
}
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