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  • Very superstitious: For luck or out of fear, superstitions are common

    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?

  • Why we love and believe in superstitions

    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\”

  • It’s Friday the 13th. What did you avoid? #SillySuperstition

    Since time immemorial, people have convinced themselves that all sorts of otherwise harmless activities could bring them bad luck.