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Social panics, popular delusions and mass suggestion
Robert Bartholomew Ph.D.
Can a website make you unwell?
A country can best heal when it acknowledges past injustices.
Epidemic unrest, as seen in the recent COVID-19 protests, is no stranger to history.
There's no evidence linking 5G to the virus—but new technologies have a history of rousing health-related fears.
Why do New Zealand's COVID-19 models vary so dramatically?
The coronavirus pandemic — reasons for optimism.
The Coronavirus has triggered an epidemic of fear and scapegoating.
Viral media may be more of a worry than Coronavirus.
What you are being told about the "Sonic Attacks" in Cuba is wrong.
The new controversial study on the ‘sonic attack’ victims at the embassy in Cuba.
The "sonic attack" suspects are almost certainly deceased.
The recent flareup of the "Momo suicide game" taps into parental fears.
How do you know what to believe anymore?
We are a single species—Homo sapiens—sharing a common humanity.
Here's an update on the "sonic attack" on the U.S. embassy in Cuba.
The 'sonic attack' and the rise of shoddy journalism
New "sonic attack" study is unsound and seriously flawed.
State department doctor gives stunning testimony on sonic attack claims.
Mysterious "sonic attacks" on U.S. diplomats in Cuba are mass hysteria.
Vanishing Schoolgirl Likely Never Existed
'Sonic wave attack' is more likely mass hysteria.
Should fidget spinners be allowed at school?
Mass hysteria is an overwhelmingly female condition. But why?
Case closed: The strange hallucination outbreak in Oregon
A mysterious outbreak of hallucinations has U.S. authorities baffled.
It's likely to get worse before it gets better.
Have no fear—The Great Clown Panic will soon be history
From Out of the Shadows: Small Group Panics are Little Studied Events that Continue to make Headlines
Reports of Phantom Clowns in South Carolina luring children into the woods, are most likely a matter for folklorists, not police
The short, spectacular life of Pokemon Go.
Robert Bartholomew, Ph.D., is an American born medical sociologist, writer, journalist, human rights advocate.