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Posted on June 20, 2022

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Posted on May 19, 2022

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Herzog to test how cortical neurons, hormones regulate daily patterns of behavior

Posted on January 28, 2022

Circadian rhythms are physical, mental and behavioral changes that follow a 24-hour cycle. Research from Washington University in St. Louis will test how these daily patterns are set and maintained through the coordinated activity of certain neurons and hormones. Read More

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‘Fight or flight’ – unless internal clocks are disrupted, study in mice shows

Posted on October 1, 2021

From the WashU Newsroom… For humans and animals, many aspects of normal behavior and physiology rely on the proper functioning of the body’s circadian clocks. Here’s how it’s supposed to work: Your brain sends signals to your body to release different hormones at certain times of the day. For example, you get a boost of the hormone cortisol — nature’s built-in alarm system — right before you usually wake up. But hormone release actually relies on the … Read More

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