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Author WDS Killgore
Title Lighting the Way to Better Sleep and Health Type Journal Article
Year (down) 2016 Publication Journal of Sleep Disorders: Treatment and Care Abbreviated Journal J Sleep Disor: Treat Care
Volume 05 Issue 01 Pages
Keywords Health; Editorial
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Call Number LoNNe @ kyba @ Serial 1442
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Author Lucas, R.J.; Peirson, S.N.; Berson, D.M.; Brown, T.M.; Cooper, H.M.; Czeisler, C.A.; Figueiro, M.G.; Gamlin, P.D.; Lockley, S.W.; O'Hagan, J.B.; Price, L.L.A.; Provencio, I.; Skene, D.J.; Brainard, G.C.
Title Measuring and using light in the melanopsin age Type Journal Article
Year (down) 2014 Publication Trends in Neurosciences Abbreviated Journal Trends Neurosci
Volume 37 Issue 1 Pages 1-9
Keywords Editorial; Animals; Circadian Rhythm/physiology; Humans; Photoreceptor Cells/metabolism; Phototherapy/*trends; Retinal Ganglion Cells/metabolism; Rod Opsins/*physiology
Abstract Light is a potent stimulus for regulating circadian, hormonal, and behavioral systems. In addition, light therapy is effective for certain affective disorders, sleep problems, and circadian rhythm disruption. These biological and behavioral effects of light are influenced by a distinct photoreceptor in the eye, melanopsin-containing intrinsically photosensitive retinal ganglion cells (ipRGCs), in addition to conventional rods and cones. We summarize the neurophysiology of this newly described sensory pathway and consider implications for the measurement, production, and application of light. A new light-measurement strategy taking account of the complex photoreceptive inputs to these non-visual responses is proposed for use by researchers, and simple suggestions for artificial/architectural lighting are provided for regulatory authorities, lighting manufacturers, designers, and engineers.
Address Department of Neurology, Thomas Jefferson University, Philidelphia, PA, USA. Electronic address: George.Brainard@jefferson.edu
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ISSN 0166-2236 ISBN Medium
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Call Number LoNNe @ christopher.kyba @ Serial 457
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Author Gaston, K.J.
Title Sustainability: A green light for efficiency Type Journal Article
Year (down) 2013 Publication Nature Abbreviated Journal Nature
Volume 497 Issue 7451 Pages 560-561
Keywords Editorial; Animals; Atmosphere/chemistry; Carbon Dioxide/analysis; Circadian Rhythm/physiology; Conservation of Energy Resources/economics/*methods/*trends; Global Warming/prevention & control; Humans; Lighting/*economics/instrumentation/statistics & numerical data/*trends; Public Health
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Address Environment and Sustainability Institute, University of Exeter, Penryn, UK. k.j.gaston@exeter.ac.uk
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ISSN 0028-0836 ISBN Medium
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Call Number LoNNe @ christopher.kyba @ Serial 459
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Author Harrison, E.M.; Gorman, M.R.
Title Changing the waveform of circadian rhythms: considerations for shift-work Type Journal Article
Year (down) 2012 Publication Frontiers in Neurology Abbreviated Journal Front Neurol
Volume 3 Issue Pages 72
Keywords Editorial; dysrhythmia; night shift; shift-work; split schedules; waveform
Abstract Circadian disruption in shift-work is common and has deleterious effects on health and performance. Current efforts to mitigate these harms reasonably focus on the phase of the circadian pacemaker, which unfortunately in humans, shifts slowly and often incompletely. Temporal reorganization of rhythmic waveform (i.e., the shape of its 24 h oscillation), rather than phase, however, may better match performance demands of shift-workers and can be quickly and feasibly implemented in animals. In fact, a bifurcated pacemaker waveform may permit stable entrainment of a bimodal sleep/wake rhythm promoting alertness in both night and daylight hours. Although bifurcation has yet to be formally assessed in humans, evidence of conserved properties of circadian organization and plasticity predict its occurrence: humans respond to conventional manipulations of waveform (e.g., photoperiodism); behaviorally, the sleep/wake rhythm is adaptable; and finally, the human circadian system likely derives from the same multiple cellular oscillators that permit waveform flexibility in the rodent pacemaker. In short, investigation into untried manipulations of waveform in humans to facilitate adjustment to challenging schedules is justified.
Address Department of Psychology, Center for Chronobiology, University of California San Diego La Jolla, CA, USA
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Call Number LoNNe @ christopher.kyba @ Serial 460
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Author Hollan, J.
Title Light as a disruptor to be quantified. Type Journal Article
Year (down) 2012 Publication New Trends in Physics (NTF 2012) conference proceeding Abbreviated Journal
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Call Number LoNNe @ christopher.kyba @ Serial 461
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