Parazit, který mění tvar vašeho obličeje. Má ho třetina Čechů (Technet.cz, 20. března 2014)

Ovlivňuje naši psychiku, svádí k sebevraždě. To jsou jen dva z následků infekce parazitem toxoplazmózy. Infekce není léčitelná a neexistuje proti ní vakcína. „Dobrá zpráva“ je, že mnoho jiných parazitů, které v sobě nosíme, ovlivňují naše chování ještě víc. Jen to zatím nevíme. Zdroj: Technet.cz

Sex-dependent toxoplasmosis-associated differences in testosterone concentration in humans

Flegr J., Lindová J., Kodym P. 2008: Sex-dependent toxoplasmosis-associated differences in testosterone concentration in humans. Parasitology, 135:427-431. http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0031182007004064 » PDF: Sex-dependent toxoplasmosis-associated differences in testosterone concentration in humans

Influence of latent toxoplasmosis on the secondary sex ratio in mice

Kaňková Š., Kodym P., Frynta D., Vavřinová R., Kuběna A., Flegr J. 2007: Influence of latent toxoplasmosis on the secondary sex ratio in mice. Parasitology, 134: 1709-1717. http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0031182007003253 » PDF: Influence of latent toxoplasmosis on the secondary sex ratio in mice

Poorer results of mice with latent toxoplasmosis in learning tests: impaired learning processes or the novelty discrimination mechanism?

Hodková H., Kodym P., Flegr J. 2007: Poorer results of mice with latent toxoplasmosis in learning tests: impaired learning processes or the novelty discrimination mechanism? Parasitology, 134: 1329-1337. http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0031182007002673 » PDF: Poorer results of mice with latent toxoplasmosis in learning tests: impaired learning processes or the novelty discrimination mechanism?

Women infected with parasite Toxoplasma have more sons

Kaňková Š., Šulc J., Nouzová K., Fajfrlík K., Frynta D., Flegr J. 2007: Women infected with parasite Toxoplasma have more sons. Naturwissenschaften 94: 122-127 http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00114-006-0166-2 » PDF: Women infected with parasite Toxoplasma have more sons

Gender differences in behavioural changes induced by latent toxoplasmosis

Lindová J., Novotná M., Havlíček J., Jozífková E., Skallová A., Kolbeková P., Hodný Z., Kodym P., Flegr J. 2006: Gender differences in behavioural changes induced by latent toxoplasmosis. International Journal for Parasitology,  36: 1485-1492. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijpara.2006.07.008 » PDF: Gender differences in behavioural changes induced by latent toxoplasmosis

Decreased level of psychobiological factor novelty seeking and lower intelligence in men latently infected with the protozoan parasite Toxoplasma gondii. Dopamine, a missing link between schizophrenia and toxoplasmosis?

Flegr J., Preiss M., Klose J., Havlíček J., Vitáková M., Kodym P.  2003: Decreased level of psychobiological factor novelty seeking and lower intelligence in men latently infected with the protozoan parasite Toxoplasma gondii. Dopamine, a missing link between schizophrenia and toxoplasmosis? Biological Psychology, 63: 253-268. https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0301-0511(03)00075-9 » PDF: Decreased level of psychobiological factor novelty seeking and Read More …

Increased risk of traffic accidents in subjects with latent toxoplasmosis: a retrospective case-control study

Flegr J., Havlíček J., Kodym P., Malý M., Smahel Z. 2002: Increased risk of traffic accidents in subjects with latent toxoplasmosis: a retrospective case-control study. BMC Infectious Diseases, 2: 11 (1-13). http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2334-2-11 » PDF: Increased risk of traffic accidents in subjects with latent toxoplasmosis: a retrospective case-control study

Decrease of psychomotor performance in subjects with latent „asymptomatic“ toxoplasmosis

Havlíček J., Gašová Z., Smith A.P., Zvára K., Flegr J. 2001: Decrease of psychomotor performance in subjects with latent „asymptomatic“ toxoplasmosis. Parasitology, 122: 515-520. https://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0031182001007624 » PDF: Decrease of psychomotor performance in subjects with latent „asymptomatic“ toxoplasmosis