PSY497H1: Advanced Topics in Biological Rhythms

Hours: 
24S

This seminar course discusses circadian rhythms with emphasis on non-photic entrainment and phase shifting of rhythms by behaviour (e.g., social interactions, becoming active). Properties and physiological mechanisms for non-photic effects and comparisons with those for photic effects.  Although the emphasis is on basic principles, possible applications will also be discussed. Course capacity is limited to 20 students and enrolment priority is given to PSY Specialists and Research Specialists.

Prerequisite: 
Distribution Requirements: 
Science
Breadth Requirements: 
Living Things and Their Environment (4)