Biological rhythms

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A biological rhythm that lasts around 24 hours, a __________ rhythm
Circadian
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A biological rhythm that lasts under 24 hours, an ___________ rhythm
Ultradian
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A biological rhythm that lasts over 24 hours, an __________ rhythm
Infradian
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What is an example of a cycle which runs on a 24 hour basis, ______-_____ cycle
Sleep-wake
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What H is also an example of a biological rhythm that runs on a 24 hour basis
Hormone
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Micheal S_____ investigated whether our sleep-wake cycle was free running, his research suggested it ran on a 25 hour cycle
Siffre
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Which A_____ & W______ placed PPs in WWII bunkers to test to see if the sleep-wake cycle was free running
Aschoff and Wever
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What is another term for internal biological 'clocks' (e.g. the ones that regulate that could be thought to regulate the sleep wake cycle)
Endogenous pacemaker
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What are external cues from the environment that are thought to affect biological rhythms called
Exogenous zeitgebers
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A biological rhythm that lasts under 24 hours, an ___________ rhythm

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A biological rhythm that lasts over 24 hours, an __________ rhythm

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What is an example of a cycle which runs on a 24 hour basis, ______-_____ cycle

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What H is also an example of a biological rhythm that runs on a 24 hour basis

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