11. Human Circadian Rhythms

  1. Amita Sehgal Ph.D.
  1. Hans P. A. Van Dongen Ph.D.1,
  2. Gerard A. Kerkhof Ph.D.2 and
  3. David F. Dinges Ph.D.3

Published Online: 28 JAN 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0471459186.ch11

Molecular Biology of Circadian Rhythms

Molecular Biology of Circadian Rhythms

How to Cite

Van Dongen, H. P. A., Kerkhof, G. A. and Dinges, D. F. (2004) Human Circadian Rhythms, in Molecular Biology of Circadian Rhythms (ed A. Sehgal), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/0471459186.ch11

Editor Information

  1. Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Department of Neuroscience, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

  2. 2

    Department of Psychology, University of Amsterdam, Roetersstraat 15, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

  3. 3

    Division of Sleep and Chronobiology, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 JAN 2005
  2. Published Print: 18 MAR 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471418245

Online ISBN: 9780471459187

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Keywords:

  • human circadian rhythms;
  • homeostatic regulation;
  • ASPS and DSPS

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Circadian Regulation and Overt Circadian Rhythms in Humans

  • Endogenous and Exogenous Drives for Circadian Rhythms

  • The Circadian and Homeostatic Regulation of Sleep

  • Morningness/Eveningness and Circadian Phenotypes

  • Conclusion

  • Further Reading