The Lunar Effect Bibliography


A categorized, annotated, and indexed list of publications on how the Moon affects our lives
Compiled by © Peter J. Marko – 1st edition (September 2017)

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The most extensive compilation of sources discussing the Moon's influence on human affairs

This book is a comprehensive list of English-language publications on the so-called “lunar effect” on humans. The material incorporates an annotated bibliography of wide-ranging sources between 1871 and 2017. Each work is listed by author, and includes the abstract or a descriptive summary.

Publications are also categorized to make the body of research more accessible. The material is classified as follows: by source of evidence such as primary, secondary and tertiary sources; by evidence for a lunar effect such as supportive and unsupportive research findings, favourable and unfavourable review conclusions, and author's assessments of findings and conclusions; by topic such as reproduction, personality, behaviour, crime, health, accidents, finance, and belief; by tertiary source type such as research summaries, topical overviews, general surveys, general references, and bibliographies; and by other source type such as briefs, commentaries, news, and web publications.

A full chapter is devoted to publication statistics featuring key citation data, and lists of most-influential sources, most-prolific authors, and most-active journals. Innovative metrics are introduced for measuring the impact of lunar effect publications, and for assessing the positions of authors and journal editors on the possible existence of a lunar effect. Research is examined through the lens of time to shed light on how and why our perspective on lunar effect findings has changed over the decades.

This first edition contains 338 entries in an annotated bibliography and 60 categorized citation lists, and includes comprehensive publication statistics, assessments of research and reviews with illustrative examples, as well as author, journal, book, and general indexes. It is hoped that this material will facilitate and encourage lunar effect research for the benefit of all.

The text below includes a complete bibliography of all sources that have been identified by the time of publication (September 2017) in alphabetical order of the main author. The annotated version of this list is found in Chapter 10: Annotated Bibliography.

Abel, E. L. (1976). Moon madness: Incredible facts about the influence of the moon on man and other earth beings. Greenwich, Conn.: Fawcett Publications.
Abell, G. O. (1979). Review of The Lunar Effect by Arnold Lieber. Skeptical Inquirer, 3(3), 68–73.
Abell, G. O., & Greenspan, B. (1979a). Human births and the phase of the moon. The New England Journal of Medicine, 300(2), 96.
Abell, G. O., & Greenspan, B. (1979b). The moon and the maternity ward. Skeptical Inquirer, 3(4), 17–25.
Abell, G. O., & Singer, B. (1983). Science and the paranormal: Probing the existence of the supernatural. Macmillan Pub Co.
Alhumoud, A., & Alhemoud, H. (2014). Lunar cycle effect on patient visit to psychiatry hospital emergency room: Studying the “Transylvanian effect” in an Islamic society. International Journal of Culture and Mental Health, 7(2), 216–223.
Alonso, Y. (1993). Geophysical variables and behavior: LXXII. Barometric pressure, lunar cycle, and traffic accidents. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 77(2), 371–376.
Alves, D. W., Allegra, J. R., Cochrane, D. G., & Cable, G. (2003). Effect of lunar cycle on temporal variation in cardiopulmonary arrest in seven emergency departments during 11 years. European Journal of Emergency Medicine, 10(3), 225–228.
Amaddeo, F., Bisoffi, G., Micciolo, R., Piccinelli, M., & Tansella, M. (1997). Frequency of contact with community-based psychiatric services and the lunar cycle: a 10-year case-register study. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 32(6), 323–326.
Andrews, E. J. (1960). Moon talk: the cyclic periodicity of postoperative hemorrhage. The Journal of the Florida Medical Association, 46, 1362–1366.
Angus, M. D. (1973). The rejection of two explanations of belief in a lunar influence on behavior. Simon Fraser University. Theses (Dept. of Psychology). Retrieved from
Arey, L. B. (1939). The degree of normal menstrual irregularity: An analysis of 20,000 calendar records from 1,500 Individuals. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 37(1), 12–29.
Arkowitz, H., & Lilienfeld, S. O. (2009, January 27). Lunacy and the Full Moon. Retrieved from
Arliss, J. M., Kaplan, E. N., & Galvin, S. L. (2005). The effect of the lunar cycle on frequency of births and birth complications. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 192(5), 1462–1464.
Arrhenius, S. (1898). Die Einwirkung kosmischer Einflüsse auf physiologische Verhältnisse [The effect of cosmic influences on physiological conditions]. Skandinavisches Archiv Für Physiologie, 8(1), 367–416.
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Barr, W. (2000). Lunacy revisited. The influence of the moon on mental health and quality of life. Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services, 38(5), 28–35.
Bauer, S. F., & Hornick, E. J. (1968). Lunar effect on mental illness: The relationship of moon phase to psychiatric emergencies. American Journal of Psychiatry, 125(5), 696–697.
Baxendale, S., & Fisher, J. (2008). Moonstruck? The effect of the lunar cycle on seizures. Epilepsy & Behavior, 13(3), 549–550.
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Belleville, G., Foldes-Busque, G., Dixon, M., Marquis-Pelletier, E., Barbeau, S., Poitras, J., … Marchand, A. (2013). Impact of seasonal and lunar cycles on psychological symptoms in the ED: An empirical investigation of widely spread beliefs. General Hospital Psychiatry, 35(2), 192–194.
Benbadis, S. R., Chang, S., Hunter, J., & Wang, W. (2004). The influence of the full moon on seizure frequency: Myth or reality? Epilepsy & Behavior, 5(4), 596–597.
Best, S. (1981a). Stressful Moon - Part I. The Astrological Journal, 23(1), 37–38.
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Bharati, S., Sarkar, M., Haldar, P. S., Jana, S., & Mandal, S. (2012). The effect of the lunar cycle on frequency of births: A retrospective observational study in Indian population. Indian Journal of Public Health, 56(2), 152–154.
Biermann, T., Asemann, R., McAuliffe, C., Ströbel, A., Keller, J., Sperling, W., … Reulbach, U. (2009). Relationship between lunar phases and serious crimes of battery: A population-based study. Comprehensive Psychiatry, 50(6), 573–577.
Biermann, T., Estel, D., Sperling, W., Bleich, S., Kornhuber, J., & Reulbach, U. (2005). Influence of lunar phases on suicide: The end of a myth? A population-based study. Chronobiology International, 22(6), 1137–1143.
Binkley, S. (1992). Wrist activity in a woman: Daily, weekly, menstrual, lunar, annual cycles? Physiology & Behavior, 52(3), 411–421.
Binkley, S., Tome, M. B., Crawford, D., & Mosher, K. (1990). Human daily rhythms measured for one year. Physiology & Behavior, 48(2), 293–298.
Blackman, S., & Catalina, D. (1973). The moon and the emergency room. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 37(2), 624–626.
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Cole, M., & Burd, F. (1978). A criticism of Forbes and Lebo’s failure to validate the lunacy myth. Psychological Reports, 42(3), 777–778.
Coles, E. M., & Cooke, D. J. (1978). Lunacy. The relation of lunar phases to mental ill-health. Canadian Psychiatric Association Journal, 23(3), 149–152.
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Cordi, M., Ackermann, S., Bes, F. W., Hartmann, F., Konrad, B. N., Genzel, L., … Dresler, M. (2014). Lunar cycle effects on sleep and the file drawer problem. Current Biology, 24(12), R549-550.
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Crooks, C. (1977). The shine of the moon. Arizona Magazine, 27, 26–27.
Culver, R. B., & Ianna, P. A. (1984). The Gemini syndrome: A scientific evaluation of astrology. Buffalo, N.Y.: Prometheus Books.
Culver, R. B., Rotton, J., & Kelly, I. W. (1988). Geophysical variables and behavior: XLIX. Moon mechanisms and myths: A critical appraisal of explanations of purported lunar effects on human behavior. Psychological Reports, 62(3), 683–710.
Cutler, W. B. (1980). Lunar and menstrual phase locking. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 137(7), 834–839.
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Cyr, J. J., & Kalpin, R. A. (1987). Geophysical variables and behavior: XLVI. The lunar-lunacy relationship: A poorly evaluated hypothesis. Psychological Reports, 61(2), 391–400.
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