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Foster, Russell G.

Overview
Works: 27 works in 105 publications in 6 languages and 4,611 library holdings
Genres: Popular works 
Roles: Author, Editor, Thesis advisor
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Most widely held works by Russell G Foster
Rhythms of life : the biological clocks that control the daily lives of every living thing by Russell G Foster( )

28 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 2,651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Russell Foster and Leon Kreitzman explain the significance of the biological clock, showing how it has played an essential role in evolution and why it continues to play a vitally important role in all living organisms."--Jacket
Seasons of life : the biological rhythms that enable living things to thrive and survive by Russell G Foster( Book )

19 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 746 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Just as daily events are timed by living creatures through circadian rhythms, so seasonal events are timed through an internal calendar that signals birds to return to nesting grounds, salmon to spawn, plants to flower, squirrels to hibernate, kelp to stop growing. Russell G. Foster and Leon Kreitzman draw on remarkable recent scientific advances to explain how seasonal change affects organisms, and how plants and animals over countless generations have evolved exquisite sensitivities and adaptations to the seasons. The authors also highlight the impact of seasonal change on human health and well-being. They conclude with a discussion of the dangers posed when climate changes disrupt the seasonal rhythms on which so much life depends
Sleep : a very short introduction by Steven W Lockley( Book )

11 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 682 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This Very Short Introduction addresses the biological and psychological aspects of sleep, providing a basic understanding of what sleep is and how it is measured, a look at sleep through the human lifespan, and the causes and consequences of major sleep disorders"--Publisher's web site
Circadian rhythms : a very short introduction by Russell G Foster( Book )

9 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume explains how organisms can 'know' the time and reveals what we now understand of the nature and operation of chronobiological processes. Covering variables such as light, the metabolism, human health, and the seasons, Foster and Kreitzman illustrate how jet lag and shift work can impact on human well-being
The neurobiology of circadian timing by A Kalsbeek( )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Neurobiology of Circadian Timing
Xian zai ji dian zhong? : ma que, huang jin shu yi ji suo you sheng wu dou zhi dao de shi by Fo Si Te( Book )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in Chinese and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Slaap by Steven W Lockley( Book )

4 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in Dutch and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Populair-wetenschappelijke uitleg over slaap, wat slaap is en het nut ervan
I ritmi della vita : gli orologi biologici che controllano la vita quotidiana di ogni essere vivente by Russell G Foster( Book )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in Italian and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The biological rhythms that living things need to thrive and survive by Russell G Foster( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What effect do the seasons have on our wellbeing, and how does the season in which we are born affect our subsequent life chances? How did humans get the idea that there were seasons 50,000 years ago? This title explains why the seasons occur, the impact of seasonal change and how organisms have evolved to anticipate these changes
Suimin by Steven W Lockley( Book )

2 editions published in 2015 in Japanese and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seibutsu dokei wa naze rizumu o kizamunoka( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in Japanese and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sheng ming de ji jie : Sheng sheng bu xi bei hou de sheng wu jie lü by Russell G Foster( Book )

1 edition published in 2016 in Chinese and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben shu jie shao le you qu de dong zhi wu"ri li"(ji nian du jie lü),Yi ji zhi wu,Dong wu he ren lei ji jie xing xing wei de xiang guan zhi shi,Jie shi le ji jie ru he su zao ren lei jin hua de guo cheng,Yi ji qi zhong de biao ji ru he bao liu dao le dang jin she hui
Photoreceptors Regulating Circadian Behavior: A Mouse Model( )

3 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Our recent studies have examined circadian photoreception in mice with hereditary retinal disorders (rd/rd and rds/rds). Despite the loss of visual function in these mice, circadian responses to light remain unaffected. Using c-fos expression within the SCN as a marker of neural activation of the circadian entrainment pathway, we find identical levels of Fos in the SCN of rd/ rd and +/+ mice in response to retinal illumination. On the basis of action spectrum studies, and measurements of photopigment retinoids using HPLC, we believe the photopigment mediating circadian responses to light is based upon an opsin, and that 11-cis-retinaldehyde is the photopigment chromophore. Preliminary measurements of mouse rod opsin, blue cone, and green/red cone opsin mRNA in retinally degenerate mice suggest that none of these opsins are exclusively used to mediate circadian responses to light. Collectively our data suggest that circadian photoreception can be maintained by a very small number of rod or cone cells without outer segments, or alternatively, is performed by an unrecognized class of photoreceptive cell within the mammalian retina
Sheng ming de jie zou by si te Fu( Book )

2 editions published in 2004 in Chinese and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben shu miao shu le sheng wu zhong de fang fang mian mian de zhi shi,Yi quan xin de fang shi tan tao le sheng wu jie lü,Yi ji qi zai yi xue shang de zhong yao yi yi
AASERT95 Control of Circadian Behavior by Light and Transplanted Supercharimatic Nuclei( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A circadian clock is of no use unless biological time is adjusted to local environmental time, and most organisms use the changes in the quantity and quality of light at twilight as their primary zeitgeber to effect photoentrainment. The sensory demands of photoentrainment have imposed a unique set of selection pressures, which has led to the evolution of specialized photoreceptor systems. In the non-mammalian vertebrates, pineal and deep brain photoreceptors play an important, but poorly defined, role in circadian organization. By contrast, photoentrainment in the mammals relies exclusively upon ocular photoreceptors. Although superficially very different, the entraining photoreceptor inputs of mammals and non-mammals appear to both specialized (employing novel photopigments), and complex (utilizing multiple photopigments). Why there should be this multiplicity of photic inputs to the circadian system remains unclear, but must surely be related to the sensory task of twilight detection. During twilight, the quality of light changes in three important respects: (1) the amount of light; (2) the spectral composition of light; (3) and the position of the sum. In theory all of these parameters could be used by the circadian system to detect the phase of twilight, but each would be subject to considerable variation or noise Furthermore, the impact of this noise will depend upon the organism and the environment in which it inhabits. Thus the task of twilight detection is likely to be very complex and show considerable variation between species. If we are to place the molecular dissections of the circadian system into a functional context, then the ecology of photoentrainment must be given serious consideration
Xian zai ji dian zhong? : ma que, huang jin shu yi ji suo you sheng wu du zhi dao de shi = Rhythms of life : the biological clocks that control the daily lives of every living thing by Russell G Foster( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in Chinese and English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rhythms of life : the biological clocks that control the daily lives of every living thing by Russell G Foster( Recording )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Why can't teenagers get out of bed in the morning? How do bees tell the time? Why do some plants open and close their flowers at the same time each day? Why do so many people suffer the misery of jet lag? In this ... book, [the authors] explain the significance of the biological clock, showing how it has played an essential role in evolution and why it continues to play a vitally important role in all living organisms. The authors tell us that biological clocks are embedded in our genes and reset at sunrise and sunset each day to link astronomical time with an organism's internal time. They discuss how scientists are working out the clockwork mechanisms and what governs them, and they describe how organisms measure different intervals of time, how they are adapted to various cycles, and how light coordinates the time within to the external world. They review problems that can be caused by malfunctioning biological clocks-including jet lag, seasonal affective disorder, and depression. And they warn that although new drugs are being promoted to allow us to stay awake for longer periods, a 24/7 lifestyle can have a harmful impact on our health, both as individuals and as a society.-Dust jacket
Exploring the relationship between schizophrenia, sleep and circadian rhythms by Melanie Victoria Sobczyk( )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

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1 edition published in 2014 in Korean and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Sunlight : mental health awards( Recording )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The first item on the programme is about how we are effected by the clocks going back over the weekend. How do our biological clocks respond to such changes? The second item is about life for astronauts etc. living in very close conditions. The third item is about the Mental Health Media Award won by All in the Mind. The final item is about malingering
 
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Rhythms of life : the biological clocks that control the daily lives of every living thing
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Seasons of life : the biological rhythms that enable living things to thrive and surviveThe biological rhythms that living things need to thrive and survive
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Foster, Russell

Foster, Russell, 1959-

Foster, Russell G.

Foster, Russell Grant, 1959-

Russell Foster

Russell G. Foster British neuroscientist

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