Moon and Media: Lunar Cycles and Television Viewing

  title={Moon and Media: Lunar Cycles and Television Viewing},
  author={H. Vandebosch and K. Roe and J. Van den Bulck},
  journal={Media Psychology},
  pages={287 - 299}
A review of the literature reveals that the possibility of lunar influence on various aspects of human health and behavior has long been taken seriously in established scientific journals. The purpose of this article is to extend this perspective to media research by focusing on the relation between lunar cycles and television viewing behavior. In preliminary analyses performed on a data set containing daily television viewing figures and moon and weather information for Flanders in 1993 (over… Expand
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