Are You Superstitious?

Knock on wood, it's Friday the 13th. Here's the science behind a little magical thinking, ghosts, and haunted places.
Lee Jussim

Psychology as Magic

By Lee Jussim Ph.D.

We once believed in magic. Now we believe in psychology. Is there a difference?
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Haunted Houses and Other Scary Places

By Frank T. McAndrew Ph.D.

Why do some places feel as if they were intentionally designed to creep us out?
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Why Some People See Ghosts

By Frank T. McAndrew Ph.D.

There are potential explanations (even if some people won't believe them).
Magical Thinking

Magical Thinking

By Matthew Hutson

Why a little magic is good for you