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How does your body know what time it is? - Marco A. Sotomayor

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Being able to sense time helps us do everything from waking and sleeping to knowing precisely when to catch a ball that’s hurtling towards us. And we owe all these abilities to an interconnected system of timekeepers in our brains. But how do they work? Marco A. Sotomayor details how human bodies naturally tell time.

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Meet The Creators

  • Educator Marco A Sotomayor
  • Director Hector Herrera
  • Script Editor Emma Bryce
  • Producer Pazit Cahlon
  • Composer Adam Harendorf
  • Sound Designer Adam Harendorf
  • Narrator Addison Anderson

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