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Yes, Fasting should probably be removed from that list (via better studies on fasting?)

As should

Lunar effect – the belief that the full Moon influences human behavior.

If my anecdata does not count, it sure is proven that

1. light influences human behavior 2. full Moon reflects light


Following the link, this is indeed the only proven effect of the moon: "The lunar cycle seems to influence human sleep, even when one does not 'see' the Moon and is not aware of the actual Moon phase."[Cajochen 41]

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