How Do Human Tidal Waves Cause Increase In Crime

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In an article published in the British Medical Journal Volume 289, C Thakur made the hypothesis that "human tidal waves" cause increases in crime rates due to the gravitational pull of the full moon. I feel that the evidence for this theory is decidedly inconclusive, and should therefore not be taken seriously. Thakur calculated that incidences of aggressive behavior spiked in the three cities which he surveyed around the time of the full moon. He then goes on to conclude that humans are unaware of the effect the moon has on our bodies that have high water content. However it is entirely possible that the pleasant weather could have encouraged more people to leave their home, and the higher visibility could have emboldened them. Ultimately,
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