Microscopic Parasite Toxoplasma Gondii Linked to Personality Changes


Toxoplasmosis, an infection caused by the microscopic parasite Toxoplasma gondii, infects about 22.5% of Americans, aged 12 and older. Researchers tested participants for T. gondii and had them complete a personality questionnaire. Both men and women infected with T. gondii were more extroverted and less conscientious than non-infected participants.

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1 Response to “Microscopic Parasite Toxoplasma Gondii Linked to Personality Changes”

  1. 1 Parasites might cause a change in your personality « Animal Sciences..Serving Humanity Trackback on November 17, 2012 at 16:09

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