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BSCI 3230: Biological Clocks

BSCI 3230. Biological Clocks

[Formerly BSCI 230]

Study of innate mechanisms for measurement of time in living organisms. Emphasis on the functional significance and physiological basis of biological clocks in animals and humans. Topics include circadian rhythms, time-compensated celestial navigation, photoperiodism, and the role of biological clocks in human behavior. Prerequisite: 1511. [3] (MNS)