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Zeitgeber

Pronounced zite-gay-bur
Zeitgeber literally means time-giver
Light is by far the most powerful zeitgeber
Sweden- light 23 hours of the day
Melatonin (a hormone secreted from the pineal gland in the brain)
a rhythmically occurring natural phenomenon which acts as a cue in the regulation of the body's circadian rhythms
Some of the examples of zeitgebers are light, temperature, eating or drinking patterns.
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These external cues help the internal biological clock to be consistent with the rhythmic cycle.
This process wherein the rhythmic events match the period to an environmental oscillation is called entrainment.

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let there be light

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