Learn how superstitions can actually reduce anxiety, why rebooting can often fix computer problems, and why the first full dinosaur skeleton ever found is finally being studied 160 years later.
How Superstitions Can Actually Reduce Anxiety by Reuben Westmaas
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- Oksman, O. (2016, July 25). The psychology of luck: how superstition can help you win. The Guardian; The Guardian. https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2016/jul/…
Why Does Rebooting Fix Computer Problems? By Sonja Hodgen
The First Complete Dinosaur Skeleton Ever Found has Finally Been Studied After 160 Years by Grant Currin
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