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Do you avoid black cats and hide on Friday the 13th? Or maybe you knock on wood and carry a rabbit's foot. If you answered yes, then you are superstitious. But why?
Holding on to these bits of folk lore gives us a sense of control says Stuart Vyse, a psychology professor at Connecticut College and author of "Believing in Magic: The Psychology of Superstition"
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Since time immemorial, people have convinced themselves that all sorts of otherwise harmless activities could bring them bad luck.
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