chronotype


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chron·o·type

 (krŏn′ə-tīp′, krō′nə-)
n.
The circadian rhythm of a given organism that determines if alertness and productivity are greater in the hours of early morning or later in the day.
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In fact, individual differences in these chronobiological rhythms can be summarized under the concept of Morningness/Eveningness, also termed chronotype.
Assessment of sleep patterns, daytime sleepiness, and chronotype during Ramadan in fasting and nonfasting individuals.
Men are evening type during their younger age, and their chronotype is shifted to morning type as they advance in age.
Yet, in this bleak landscape human happiness persists, its major site being the kommunalka, which, as I will show by framing my discussion with the cultural criticism of Svetlana Boym and Erin Collopy, goes against the generally negative evaluation of the chronotype of the communal apartment.
So, morningness-eveningness seems to affect sleep in a sex-specific manner, with men being more affected by their chronotype.
Epidemiological study: chronotype and daytime sleepiness before and during Ramadan.
The association between use of electronic media in bed before going to sleep and insomnia symptoms, daytime sleepiness, morningness, and chronotype.
On the other hand, Mel shows important differences in function of the chronotype of the studied species [83-85].
His paper, which he delivered shortly after having gone through major surgery for his illness, was focused on the chronotype of Siberia in the 1800s.
Changing your chronotype takes about two weeks, but you have to stick with it.
Komsta presents students, academics, researchers, and general-interest readers with a discussion of the evolving urban chronotype as expressed in selected novels written by British author Peter Ackroyd.