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In Shakespeare’s “Othello,” Emilia tells Othello that the moon has “drawn too close to the Earth” — and driven men insane.
The idea that full moons hold power, can disrupt emotion state of minds, and might even cause physical illness or changes, is a very strong belief for generations and even in today’s generation.
In fact, one study says that nearly 81 percent of mental health professionals believe that the moon has the power of making some people ill.
Here’s what researchers have found about the moon’s effects on human bodies and behavior.