The disruption of biological rhythms

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1. AO2: Boivin and James (2002) did a field experiment which?

  • confirmed the effectiveness of bright artificial light in adapting circadian rhythms
  • confirmed that taking melatonin tablets can be remarkably effective but if taken at the wrong time they'll delay the rhythms adaptation
  • confirmed that fasting and eating at the new time helps reset biological rhythms
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2. AO1: Travelling from East to West causes a?

  • phase advance
  • phase delay

3. ao1: Night work makes individuals

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

4. AO2: Petrie (2001) .....

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

5. AO2: the effects of jet lag could also be due to?

  • travelling is tiring
  • all of the answers
  • low oxygen air
  • because of a lack of sleep the night before

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