Biological Rhythms Flashcards

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Definition of Endogenous Pacemaker?
Control of the rhythm is exerted from within
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Definition of Exogenous Zeitgebers?
Control of the rhythm is exerted from outside
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Two examples of Endogenous Pacemakers?
The Pineal Gland and Melatonin & SCN
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Evaluative Points of Endogenous Pacemakers?
Role of SCN - Demonstrated in Animal Studies - Morgan - Mutant Hamsters
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Two examples of Exogenous Zeitgebers?
Light (Campbell and Murphy) & Temperature (Lopez-Olmeda)
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Evaluative Points of Exogenous Pacemakers?
Dim Lighting - Negative Consequences (Stevens) Exposure to Lighting Disrupts Circadian Rhythm
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Definition of Exogenous Zeitgebers?

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Control of the rhythm is exerted from outside

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Two examples of Endogenous Pacemakers?

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Evaluative Points of Endogenous Pacemakers?

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Two examples of Exogenous Zeitgebers?

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