The Perihelion Effect

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perihelion January 4, 2020

Southern Hemisphere

The perihelion is the same in southern and northern hemispheres. It is one planet. Most science has been carried out in the northern hemisphere. This bakes-in the bias and what has been overlooked. Spring and fall are opposite in north and southern hemispheres.

There are huge socio economic bias.  Data evidence should be global.  What kinds of evidence is there?

Month of Birth Patterns North vs South hemispheres

Month-of-Birth Patterns in the Northern and Southern Hemisphere One of the first scholars to be interested in the effect of month of birth on longevity was Ellsworth Huntington. In his book “Seasonality” (1938) he described the relationship between the seasons of the year and social, psychological, and demographic phenomena. On the basis of 10,890 persons …

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Southern Hemispheric Variations – thought experiment

If the eccentric orbit of the earth around the sun is the cause of Seasonal Affective Disorder rather than the varying amount of sunlight per day, then the yearly cycle of SAD in the southern hemisphere should be affected by the calendar month of the year rather than the shortest day of the year. Remember, …

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Depression, mental illness and mood swings in the third world

There is inconclusive data regarding seasonal affected mood disorder in the third world.  This is due in large part to a lack of research funds.  However an interesting study has been proposed that will compare specific mental illness found in the developed world and chart occurrence of mood disorders and correlate that seasonality to see how …

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Revisiting the “Christmas Holiday Effect” in the Southern Hemisphere

Journal of the American Heart Association Abstract Background A “Christmas holiday effect” showing elevated cardiovascular mortality over the Christmas holidays (December 25 to January 7) was demonstrated previously in study from the United States. To separate the effect of seasonality from any holiday effect, a matching analysis was conducted for New Zealand, where the Christmas …

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