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#16 Xilo

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Posted 18 September 2013 - 03:19

 
 

 

 

The body's natural clock is more than 24 hours a day anyways. [citation needed]

 

 

More recent research has shown that adults have a built-in day, which averages about 24 hours; indoor lighting does affect circadian rhythms; and most people attain their best-quality sleep during their chronotype-determined sleep periods. A study by Czeisler et al. at Harvard found the range for normal, healthy adults of all ages to be quite narrow: 24 hours and 11 minutes ± 16 minutes. The "clock" resets itself daily to the 24-hour cycle of the Earth's rotation.[35]

So it's between 24.18 and 24.62 hours when shielded from clock resetting factors (magnetic fields, lights, etc).




#17 LaP

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Posted 18 September 2013 - 03:28

Prior to reading I thought that was a great deal. Now that I've read it, $10K is not really even close to enough money, not for me anyways.

 

Yep you would need to multiply that by 10 for me to apply.



#18 Growled

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Posted 18 September 2013 - 14:09

Where do I sign up? :D