ZEITGEBER

noun. a cue, like the length of a day, utilized to initiate or time a biological rhythm.

ZEITGEBER: "The zeitgeber concept was founded by Jurgen Aschoff, a German biologist."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "ZEITGEBER," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/zeitgeber/ (accessed November 17, 2017).
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