CR3a - Problem for understanding entrainment. The following...

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Problem for understanding entrainment. The following is to help you study. We are not collecting your answers, and thus you will not receive a grade. We discourage you from looking at the answers (attached) until you have really tried to work through the problem. Scenario: Your hamster cage is kept in a dark closet without any light. Your pet began running in his wheel at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, 10:00 a.m. on Sunday, 9:30 on Monday, and 8:30 on Wednesday. You forgot to observe it on Tuesday. The hamster runs continuously for 10 h each day. 1. Sketch a double plotted actogram for your hamster. 2. What is happening to the circadian clock of your hamster? Calculate ! . 3. What time will correspond to CT12 on Friday? to CT15? 4. Now suppose that you turn on the lights for a short period on Friday at CT15. Using the phase response curve illustrated in Fig. 3.5B (in your book), describe what will happen to the rhythm over the next several days. 5.
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