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Three rule means zero, experts say

...want to believe, and they will see order even in random sequences, says a Cornell University psychology professor, Thomas Gilovich. Flip a coin 50 times, according to Dr. Gilovich, and you're likely to hit a streak of heads or tails. But...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/09/24/ent_215073.shtml
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Indians fans use superstitions

...play," she said. There's just one problem with such superstitions, said Cornell University psychology professor Thomas Gilovich: They don't work. People draw false correlations between real events and their own actions. "We can think we...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/10/18/oth_216200.shtml
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