The parasite that controls your brain… or maybe not so much.

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More info:

My previous video about Toxoplasma biology, cats and pregnancy:

A summary of recent findings regarding the topic:

Latent toxoplasmosis and traffic accidents:

Changes in animal host behaviour:

Prolonged reaction times:

And the opposite – better reflexes:

Schizophrenia and Toxo-positivity:

Changes in social behaviour in men and women:;jsessionid=4AB439B7DA0A2BC24E6DE656A7D3B246.f03t01?userIsAuthenticated=false&deniedAccessCustomisedMessage=

Suicide rates in women with toxoplasmosis:

Special thanks to Deirdre Ashdown, Jeanette Obal and Lajos Rózsa for their awesome help!

Media not created by me:

SFX from (Creative Commons Zero licence):

SFX and music from the Youtube Audio Library:

1940’s Slow Dance (Doug Maxwell)
Bitters at the Saloon (Bird Creek)
Brown Bag (Silent Partner)
Day of Recon (Max Surla)
Into the Depths – sting (Jingle Punks)
Pop – SFX