Circadian Rhythm: Your Body Clock

Circadian Rhythm: Your Body Clock

Many of our body's functions are synchronized with the appearance and disappearance of light.

Circadian Rhythm and Your Brain's Clock

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Key Facts In This Video

  • 1

    The body's systems follow a circadian rhythm, which is synchronized with the rise and set of the sun. (0:37)

  • 2

    Humans are generally the only species who subscribe to a once-a-day sleeping pattern. (2:18)

  • 3

    Constant disruptions from our regular sleep patterns can be linked to diabetes, obesity and depression. (2:54)

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