Disruption of circadian rhythms, through sleep deprivation, shift work, or genetic disruption, has detrimental effects on human health. Use our guided walk-through by clicking on the image to understand the links between mood disorders and circadian disruption.

Learn the negative effects sleep deprivation has on attention and mood using two college students as examples.

Shift work, which disrupts circadian rhythms and sleep, has detrimental effects on human health.

Genetic variation can produce different circadian phenotypes in humans, which can manifest in chronotype or extreme circadian periods.

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