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Unformatted text preview: -how the activity of the biological clock (the SCN) drives circadian rhythms-how melatonin regulates the activity of the SCN • To draw the retinal-pineal pathway (note the PVN here) • To explain-how destruction/disease (e.g. blindness) could interfere with the SCN, melatonin and activity rhythms-how the intrinsic clock rhythm (periodicity) of the SCN affects activity rhythms (the human is at 25h; a known mutant hamster is at 23h)-what happens to melatonin in constant darkness/constant light-effect of light on melatonin-jet lag-role of melatonin in reproduction...
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- Fall '10
- Circadian Rhythms, Circadian rhythm, pineal gland