The disruption of biological rhythms

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1. AO2: There are other factors that create the effects of shift work. They are:

  • all of the answers
  • the disruption of the individuals biological rhythms
  • social disruption and the lack of sleep from unusual sleep times
  • the stress of working
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2. AO1: Travelling from East to West causes a?

  • phase advance
  • phase delay

3. AO2: Fuller et al (2008)....

  • confirmed the effectiveness of bright artificial light in adapting circadian rhythms
  • confirmed that fasting and eating at the new time helps reset biological rhythms
  • confirmed that taking melatonin tablets can be remarkably effective but if taken at the wrong time they'll delay the rhythms adaptation

4. ao1: Night work makes individuals

  • more likely to get organ disease
  • all of the answers
  • sleep deprived
  • less alert

5. AO2: Who found that forawrd rotating shifts are easier because they involve phase delay rotation?

  • Boivin (1996)
  • Bambra et al (2008)
  • Gold (1992)
  • Knuttson et al (1986)


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