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Study: Conspiracy Theories, Superstitions and Seeing Holy Figures is Powered By Lack Of Control
Posted: 04 October 2008 07:08 AM   [ Ignore ]
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We may not be aware of this, but the lack of control can often fuel our incoherent perception of things, and make us perceive illusory aspects around us, such as strange noises or images, as well as develop conspiracy beliefs and superstitions. According to study appeared in the online journal Science, and signed by Jennifer Whitson of the University of Texas, Austin, and Adam Galinsky at the Northern University, Evanston, there is a direct connection between the lack of control and the illusory pattern perception.

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