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Plague Psychology

Peasant life in the late Middle ages, especially following the Black Death, was not easy. In this clip, Dr. John Waller and Dan Snow discuss the psychology behind the dancing mania, focusing on the curious effects that stress has on the human psyche.
Found by Michelle KrasovitskiMichelle Krasovitski
From the podcast Dan Snow's History Hit
Found by Michelle KrasovitskiMichelle Krasovitski
From the podcast Dan Snow's History Hit
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    The Dancing Plague of 1518: Cause & Effect of A Mass Hysteria
    6 clips 23 MINS
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