Black Mountain (Alex Hunter, Book 4) by Greig Beck

By Greig Beck

A few legends are genuine. Alex Hunter, code named Arcadian, wakes up without wisdom of who he's, within the care of a girl he doesn't realize, in a rustic now not his personal. yet there's a calling deep inside of him, to come back domestic to Black Mountain. shaped a thousand million years in the past, the Appalachian's Black Mountain hosts a negative legend. lately a few hikers have long past lacking, and the rescue crew despatched to go looking for them has now not again. A survivor is then stumbled on half-alive, lined in blood - blood published to be no longer particularly human. Alex needs to confront an age-old enemy of guy and detect the reality approximately his prior, and confront the horror that stalks the frozen mountain, and in addition the only haunting his very soul.

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In addition, the contagious effect of yawning seems to be independent of the propensity to spontaneously yawn. This result and the phase shift between the emergence of the two kinds of yawning support the hypothesis that they have different underlying factors. References 1 de Vries JIP, Visser GHA, Prechtl HFR: The emergence of fetal behavior. I. Qualitative aspects. Early Hum Dev 1982;7:301–322. 2 Walusinski O, Kurjak A, Andonotopo W, Azumendi G: Fetal yawning assessed by 3D and 4D sonography.

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At later ages, when children attend elementary school, yawning frequency seems to increase with respect to previous ages. Koch et al. [15] found an increase in yawning in kindergarten children, and an even greater increase in children attending the first year of primary school (5 times more than in kindergarten children). More recently, Chouard and Bigot-Massoni [16] confirmed the significant increase in yawning frequency when children learn to write and to read. Studies on sleep-wake rhythms in the adolescent reported an increase in sleepiness around the middle of the day [17].

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