The study was conducted by the specialists from Johns Hopkins School of Medicine at the University of Nebraska, joinfo.ua reports.
The virus was discovered by accident when the researchers were studying the microbes on the mucosa of the human throat. During the research, it was determined that the DNA of one of these viruses coincides with the DNA of the virus infecting green algae.
This virus was detected in half of the volunteers who participated in the study. Those who had the virus coped with the tests on the level of attention and accuracy of perception less effectively.
The results gave reason to believe that microorganisms inside the human body can affect the psychological differences between people.
Earlier it was reported that the scientists from Switzerland learned how to create artificial ghosts.