More Than Mortal

The science of the human quest for meaning, significance, and self-transcendence.

Why We Care About Friday the 13th

Superstitions may result from a need for control and a desire to make sense of things. Read More

Belief Is Everything

Some Asians have such a fear of the number 13 and number
four, that they have been literally known to drop dead
from fear.

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Clay Routledge is an associate professor of Psychology at North Dakota State University.

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