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What is the main zeitgeber that adjusts the body clock?Light
What hormone is released by the pineal gland at night, as it inhibits brain mechanisms promoting wakefulness?Melatonin
Where is the SCN located?Hypothalamus
Who bred 'mutant' hamsters to have 20 hour circadian rhythms, before inserting the SCN into normal hamsters and noting that the rhythm transported too?Morgan
What is the term used for the resetting of the biological clock as the result of exogenous zeitgebers?Entrainment
What type of animal did DeCoursey experiment on by removing the SCN?Chipmunks
Who managed to shift circadian rhythms by shining light on participants' knees?Campbell and Murphy
What part of the SCN is quickly reset by external cues?Ventral
What did Davidson propose as an alternative reason for circadian rhythms?Social cues
What part of RAID does the testing of non-human animals apply to?Issues
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