Researchers from the Medical school of the University of Massachusetts have established that the immune system has on the behavior of the person directly impacted. In some cases, compromised immune system may be a provocative factor for the development of schizophrenia and a number of other diseases, including autoimmune spectrum.
Scientists have found the main culprit of these processes – protein interferon gamma. This substance is produced by T-lymphocytes and is responsible for the body's defenses. More interferon gamma affects the nature of man, the study showed.
In the experiment, researchers disabled in mice, fish and flies the synthesis of this protein. Together with the suppression of immune animals become excessively active. The mice were observed highly social behavior, which is normally not celebrated, writes India Today.