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acrophase
phase angle of the maximal value of a sine function fitted to the raw data of a rhythm; a measure of the time of the peak of an oscillation.
diurnal
active during the day
discrete model
all at once your circadian rhythm is shifted
continuous model
as you process info, you adjust the clock a little at a time
LD:14:10
means 14 hours light, 10 hours dark
alpha
active
rho
inactivity of rest period
peak acrophase
when a cycle is at its peak of activity
CT
circadian time
PRC
phase response curve
difference between a pacemaker and an oscillator
pacemaker = master clock

oscillator =can be master, slave, or coupled; can be linked to other clocks.
DD
vs
LL
DD=constant dark

LL = constant light
T cycle
is a time cycle of LD 12:12
circle with a line in the center
phase relationship of bio to enviro?
rho (looks like p)
rest period
zeitgeber
any environmental factor that provides a temporal cue

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