It’s a full moon today and I saw an article that I wanted to pass along.  I’ve blogged about moon phases before, but I fear that this story will never go away as long as there are people on the earth and a moon in the sky above.

SciAm.com today posted a short article discussing the “Lunar Effect” and asks “Does a full moon really trigger strange behavior?”  Too lazy to go read it?  I’ll cut to the chase for you: ABSOLUTELY NOT.

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Despite decades (or more) of research no one has ever found a correlation between astronomical events and human behavior (or anything else for that matter.)  Of course, that doesn’t mean anything to people who ‘know better’.  I mean it’s accepted without question by some people that behavior changes during a full moon.  I don’t want to beat this dead horse but another piece of evidence, albeit circumstantial, just occurred  to me.

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