chronotype


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chronotype

(krōn-ō-tīp'),
A person's preference for daytime vs. nighttime activities.
[chrono- + type]

chronotype

(krŏn′ə-tīp′, krō′nə-)
n.
The circadian rhythm of a given organism that determines if alertness and productivity are greater in the hours of early morning or later in the day.
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Sleeping in on weekends tells your body that your early morning routine is just an arbitrary schedule and that it should stick to its chronotype.
The seller of The Chronotype is the Dorrance family; an article in The Chronotype indicated the family would continue to be involved in the paper's management.
It has been an emotional decision to sell the newspaper that has been owned by our family for many years, Warren Dorrance, publisher of Chronotype Publishing Co.
Based on their evidence, he said that the treatment efforts for insomnia, together with mainstream behavioural approaches should also consider this combination of mental health, sleep and the eveningness chronotype.
1] However, since research has suggested that these characteristics are strongly affected by age and culture,[13] the findings of chronotype in our study should be viewed as a preliminary finding in our cultural setting until further information is available.
Christopher Winter, medical director of the Martha Jefferson Sleep Medicine Center in Virginia, surveyed 16 players from seven Major League Baseball teams to determine their chronotype, or whether they were most alert in the morning or evening.
Associations among sleep, chronotype, parental monitoring, and pubertal development among German adolescents.
To complicate this situation even more, your chronotype (the time of day when your energy and creativity seem to be at their peak) actually changes with age.
In addition to genetic aspects, there are chronobiological disorders secondary to other factors, such as ageing (32); stress (33) chronotype (morningness or eveningness) (34); and organic diseases (35).
It is impossible to understand, for instance, why he regards as important the chronotype of confession presented by Lazarevic and later taken over by Veselinovic, Matavulj, Rankovic, and others.
In particular, it signifies the uncanny, as opposed to the demonic chronotype of alterity.