Biological Rhythms: Studies in Chronobiology
- 1977 ----- color ----- 22 min ----- 16mm
A pilot flying across time zones upsets his circadian rhythms and experiences a discomforting, out-of-sync feeling. The pilot is a likely subject for chronobiology, the study of internal rhythms. Documents recent experiments designed to discover the source of internal timeclocks, how they affect behavior and efficiency in plants, animals and humans and how they can be changed. Experiment subjects include one-celled Gonyaulax, bean plants, fiddler crabs, homing pigeons and human beings.
- Topics: (Psychology: Bio-Behavioral)