A professor at Charles University here in Kafkaville has published interesting research showing that cats have infected half the population with a parasite that changes peoples’ personalities.
The parasite, toxoplasma gondii, is carried by nearly all domestic cats. And it causes a disease called toxoplasmosis. As the Times of London report summarized Professor Jaroslav Flegr’s work:
“Infected men, suggests one new study, tend to become more aggressive, scruffy, antisocial and are less attractive. Women, on the other hand, appear to exhibit the â€œsex kittenâ€ effect, becoming less trustworthy, more desirable, fun- loving and possibly more promiscuous. “
Wonder what Moxie would have to say about this?