The Electromagnetic Environment and the Circadian Rhythms of Human Subjects

  • Rütger A. Wever
Part of the Ettore Majorana International Science Series book series (PRIP)


In the course of investigations concerning the human circadian system, a remarkable sensitivity of this system to weak ELF fields had been found as a side-result. Originally, the relevant experiments had been performed only in order to evaluate dynamic properties of human circadian rhythms; and the ELF field had been applied only as an appropriate tool. It was subsequent, after the originally asked questions had been answered, that, in return, the properties of the tool became of increasing interest.


Circadian Rhythm Rectal Temperature Circadian System Standard Field Temperature Rhythm 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rütger A. Wever
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  1. 1.Arbeitsgruppe ChronobiologieMax-Planck-Institut für PsychiatrieAndechsGermany

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