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Believing in magic : the psychology of superstition

Author: Stuart A Vyse
Publisher: New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines behavioral research and shows that everyday superstitions are the natural result of several well-understood psychological processes. This book demonstrates how complex, even paradoxical,  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stuart A Vyse
ISBN: 0195136349 9780195136340
OCLC Number: 43418242
Notes: Originally published: 1997.
Description: 272 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: 1: Believing in Magic2: The Superstitious Person3: Superstition and Coincidence4: Superstitious Thinking5: Growing Up Superstitious6: Is Superstition Abnormal, Irrational, or Neither?7: A Magical View of the WorldCoda: Notes: References: Index:
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Professor Vyse presents the historical, sociocultural, and psychological basis for superstition in a clear, interesting, and even entertaining way. What easily could have been a dry, Read more...

 
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