Will there be more crime because of the moon's effect on lunatics? Will wolves howl longer or louder? The moon affects tides, but experts assure belief in any other influence amounts to pure lunacy! Yet, police and maternity wards mark full moons on their calenders. A You Tube video examines a supposition, "Are Full Moons Linked to Lunacy?" On March 19th at sunset, it will be a full moon at its nearest point--or perigee--to Earth--a Super Moon. You're not a lunatic to take in a Super Moon, but to miss one could be super lunacy.