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Brain Structures Control Direct Effect Of Light On Behavior

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July 24, 1998
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University Of Wisconsin-Madison
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The biological clock reminds us to go to sleep every 24 hours, but under certain lighting conditions another internal regulator may be telling us to take a nap. University of Wisconsin Medical School researchers have pinpointed two connected brain structures that control the way light affects rodent sleep activity that's separate from the biological clock.

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