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    Lunar Effect
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    Lunar Effect Experiments and Studies


      The lunar effect theory states that there is an effect of the different phases of the lunar cycle on human behavior.

      Background Information

    • Lunar effect - Wikipedia [View Resource]
    • Full moon and lunar effects - The Skeptic's Dictionary [View Resource]

      K-12 Articles

    • 24% of the U.S. Presidential Vote swayed by the Full Moon effect. [View Experiment]
    • Police link full moon to aggression [View Experiment]
    • Link between moon and crime supported [View Experiment]
    • Do things get crazy when the moon is full? [View Experiment]
    • The full moon doesn't make you crazy, study confirms [View Experiment]
    • Lunacy and the Full Moon [View Experiment]
    • Moon Myths: The Truth About Lunar Effects on You [View Experiment]
    • In this experiment you will investigate how the phases of the moon correspond to the changing tides. [View Experiment]
    • Explore the effect of the lunar phase on events on Earth - temperature and birth rates [View Experiment]

      College Experiments, Studies and Articles

    • Births data and the lunar effect [View Experiment]
    • Madness and the Moon: The Lunar Cycle and Psychopathology [View Experiment]
    • The effect of the full moon on general practice consultation rates [View Experiment]
    • Lunar phase effect on criminal activity and crisis calls: does a correlation exist? [View Experiment]
    • Solar-periodic full moon effect in the Fourmilab retropsychokinesis project experiment data [View Experiment]
    • Does Psi Exist and Can We Prove It? Belief and Disbelief in Parapsychological Research [View Experiment]
    • Are Investors Moonstruck? Lunar Phases and Stock Returns [View Experiment]
    • Variability in and coupling of larval availability and settlement of the mussel perna perna: a spatio-temporal approach. [View Thesis]

      Theses and Dissertations

    • The effect of lunar phase on student behavior [View Thesis]
    • The rejection of two explanations of belief in a lunar influence on behavior [View Thesis]
    • Actual and perceived mood fluctuations : a comparison of menstrual, weekday, and lunar cycles [View Thesis]
    • Factors influencing the habitat value of tidal marshes for nekton in the Westerschelde estuary [View Thesis]

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