Geophysical variables and behavior: VI. Lunar phase and accident injuries: a difference between night and day.

@article{Templer1982GeophysicalVA,
  title={Geophysical variables and behavior: VI. Lunar phase and accident injuries: a difference between night and day.},
  author={Donald I. Templer and D M Veleber and Robert K. Brooner},
  journal={Perceptual and motor skills},
  year={1982},
  volume={55 1},
  pages={280-2}
}
There was an excess of injuries during the full and new moons in hours of darkness, but either a deficit or no significant difference occurred during these phases in daylight hours. Implications for research were suggested, and conjecture regarding explanations for the apparent dark-light interaction with phase of moon were offered.