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Clocks & Sleep
Clocks & Sleep, Vol. 3, Pages 495-514: The Language of Dreams: Application of Linguistics-Based Approaches for the Automated Analysis of Dream Experiences
The study of dreams represents a crucial intersection between philosophical, psychological, neuroscientific, and clinical interests. Importantly, one of the main sources of insight into dreaming activity are the (oral or written) reports provided ...
Author: Valentina Elce
Posted: September 19, 2021, 12:00 am
Clocks & Sleep, Vol. 3, Pages 482-494: The Effects of General Anaesthesia and Light on Behavioural Rhythms and GABAA Receptor Subunit Expression in the Mouse SCN
General anaesthesia (GA) is known to affect the circadian clock. However, the mechanisms that underlie GA-induced shifting of the clock are less well understood. Activation of γ-aminobutyric acid (GABA)-type A receptors (GABAAR) in the suprachiasm...
Author: Janelle Chong
Posted: September 17, 2021, 12:00 am
Clocks & Sleep, Vol. 3, Pages 465-481: Nightmares in Children with Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders, Autism Spectrum Disorders, and Their Typically Developing Peers
Children with Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) and Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) experience significantly higher rates of sleep disturbances than their typically developing (TD) peers. Pre-sleep anxiety and waking emotional content is kn...
Author: Rabya Mughal
Posted: September 16, 2021, 12:00 am
Clocks & Sleep, Vol. 3, Pages 449-464: The Effect of Bright Light Treatment on Rest–Activity Rhythms in People with Dementia: A 24-Week Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial
Bright light treatment is an effective way to influence circadian rhythms in healthy adults, but previous research with dementia patients has yielded mixed results. The present study presents a primary outcome of the DEM.LIGHT trial, a 24-week ran...
Author: Eirin Kolberg
Posted: September 13, 2021, 12:00 am
Clocks & Sleep, Vol. 3, Pages 429-441: Chronobiotics KL001 and KS15 Extend Lifespan and Modify Circadian Rhythms of Drosophila melanogaster
Chronobiotics are a group of drugs, which are utilized to modify circadian rhythms targeting clock-associated molecular mechanisms. The circadian clock is known as a controller of numerous processes in connection with aging. Hypothesis: KL001 and ...
Author: Ilya A. Solovev
Posted: August 20, 2021, 12:00 am
Clocks & Sleep, Vol. 3, Pages 442-448: Consecutive Nights of Moderate Sleep Loss Does Not Affect Mood in Healthy Young Males
Sleep loss causes mood disturbance in non-clinical populations under severe conditions, i.e., two days/nights of sleep deprivation or a week of sleep restriction with 4–5 h in bed each night. However, the effects of more-common types of sleep loss...
Author: Christiana Harous
Posted: August 20, 2021, 12:00 am
Clocks & Sleep, Vol. 3, Pages 415-428: Seasonal Changes in Sleep Patterns in Two Saskatchewan First Nation Communities
Sleep is crucial for maintaining the recovery and restoration of the body and brain. Less sleep is associated with poor mental and physical performance. Seasonal changes in sleep patterns can be observed. This paper examines seasonal effects on sl...
Author: Chandima P. Karunanayake
Posted: August 11, 2021, 12:00 am
Previous studies of animal behavioural sleep is mainly divided into two study types, observation by video recording or counts by sensor, both of which require a complex environment and procedure. An actigraph unit is a commercially available produ...
Author: Shinichi Esaki
Posted: August 2, 2021, 12:00 am