Lighting up the clock: Effects of bright light on physiological and psychological states in humans

Melanie Rüger

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    The growing interest in bright light as a remedy for the negative side effects of increased mobility (i.e. jetlag) and the expanding 24/7 society (i.e. night- and shiftwork) requires a fundamental understanding of the properties and effects of bright light. How bright light application affects physiological and psychological states of humans is the central question of this thesis. The results of the studies dealing with this question are summarized below ... Zie Summary
    Original languageEnglish
    QualificationDoctor of Philosophy
    • Beersma, Domien, Supervisor
    • Daan, Moritz, Supervisor, External person
    Award date3-Jan-0001
    Place of PublicationGroningen
    Publication statusPublished - 2005


    • Proefschriften (vorm)
    • Biologisch ritme
    • Psychofysiologie
    • Lichtgevoeligheid

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