Bad Moon Rising: the persistent belief in lunar connections to madness

Iosif, Alina; Ballon, Bruce
December 2005
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;12/6/2005, Vol. 173 Issue 12, p1498
Academic Journal
Discusses the association between lunar phases and human behavior. Historical background on the belief that the moon exerts an influence on human affairs; Overview of modern thought on the correlation between the lunar cycle and human behavior; Reasons that the belief in a lunar effect is still so strong.


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