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7 Incredible Mass Hysteria Events

Jon Mayer
The Dancing Plague of 1518
The Dancing Plague of 1518 / Public Domain: Wikimedia Commons (Pieter Breughel the Younger)
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From the Dancing Plague of 1518 to the Tanganyika Laughter Epidemic, unusual human behavior can't always be easily explained.

In this episode of The List Show, Mental Floss editor-in-chief Erin McCarthy shares seven unbelievable events of mass hysteria from history.

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