Chi Whiz! Energy Exchanges Between People

Interpersonal energy exchanges seem to take place both in the same space and at a distance.

Do Coincidences Signal That It’s ‘Meant to Be’?

All coincidences are best not painted with the "It's all good." paint brush

The True Meaning of Serendipity and Coincidence

A movie has replaced the original definition of serendipity.

Melania’s Alleged Plagiarism: Concordance Model Does Not Fit

Concordance may be a viable theory for some coincidences, but does not apply to the Melania-Michelle parallel.

Melania's Words Parallel Michelle's: A Coincidence?

Coincidences can have a range of explanations. Concordance is one of them.

Coincidences and the Non-Moving Violation

Want to create more coincidences? Avoid the non-moving violation.

"There Are No Coincidences"

How can people claim that there are no coincidences when research clearly shows we experience many of them?

The 5 Most Common Coincidences

What do you think are the most common coincidences? Two different statistical approaches find answers vary.

A Non-Statistician’s Approach to Coincidences: Part 5

Coincidences can alert us to new patterns about how the world works.

A Statistician’s Approach to Coincidences, Part 4

We create coincidences in our minds.

A Statistician’s Approach to Coincidences, Part 3

Try as they might, statisticians can only come up with a hard to prove “law” to explain coincidences.

A Statistician’s Approach to Coincidences (Part 2)

Focusing on the apparent low probability of the current coincidence can cause us to incorrectly estimate its actual probability.

Statistician’s Approach to Coincidences: What Are the Odds?

Statisticians explain coincidences as random events. So they look for ways to explain why non-statisticians find other explanations.
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The Promise & Problems of Probability in Coincidence Studies

The improbability of a coincidences attract our attention to them. How do we estimate their probabilities?

The Several Meanings in a Meaningful Coincidence

By taking apart coincidences and examining their qualities, we can more fully appreciate them.

Why Study Coincidences? Part 2

Meaningful coincidences can jolt us into examining our own minds and our relationship with the world in which our minds are immersed.

Why Study Coincidences? Part 1

Coincidences are useful in ways most people never consider. Once you become aware of them, you realize what a recurrent part of life they are. They are intertwined with so many of the things we hold to be important.

Jung’s Scarab as a Psychotherapeutic Technique

Jung’s patient described her dream of a golden scarab as Jung tried to break through her rigid rationality. As he fervently hoped for the unexpected, he responded to a tapping sound at his window and produced the world’s best known synchronicity.