Circadian Locations 🗺
🪶 Do you need to relocate to achieve circadian rhythmicity?
Do you need to move to achieve circadian rhythmicity? Depending on where you live, the answer may be yes!
Last week, I shared research about entrainment, which is the biological process of aligning with the external environment. In case you didn’t have the chance to check out that paper about entrainment, here it is again: Entrainment of the Human Circadian Clock (2007). In this paper, the authors shared the finding that people in urban locations tend to have a later chronotype on average than those in rural locations. The authors speculate that this is caused by less solar exposure. This made me want to go back to what we know about how to make homes and locations more friendly to our biology.
Here is what we know about circadian locations:
Prefer rural, non-obstructed locations rather than crowded urban ones. This reduces shading and noise (and other) d…
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