Biological Rhythms: Implications for the Worker

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This report discusses biological rhythms: what they are, how they are controlled by the brain, and the role they play in regulating physiological and cognitive functions. The major focus of the report is the examination of the effects of nonstandard work hours on biological rhythms and how these effects can interact with other factors to affect the health, performance, and safety of workers.

Creator(s): United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: September 1991
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Office of Technology Assessment
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  • Creation: September 1991
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This report discusses biological rhythms: what they are, how they are controlled by the brain, and the role they play in regulating physiological and cognitive functions. The major focus of the report is the examination of the effects of nonstandard work hours on biological rhythms and how these effects can interact with other factors to affect the health, performance, and safety of workers.

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251 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.

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Series Title: New developments in neuroscience
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Office of Technology Assessment
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  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 9108
  • SUDOC: Y 3.T 22/2:2 B 57/8
  • UNTCAT: b1622964 |
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc39683
Resource Type: Report
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