Colour helps our body clock adjust time

April 19, 2015 11:11 AM

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LONDON: Ever wondered how animals know when to call it a day and return to their shelters? The colour of light has a major impact on how the brain clock measures the time of the day and on how our physiology and behaviour adjust accordingly.

"So, in theory, colour could be used to manipulate our clock which could be useful for shift workers or travellers wanting to minimise jet lag," Brown pointed out.

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