The pairing of a desired outcome and a routine/behaviour (e.g. Wearing odd socks), reinforces that behaviour. Therefore Operant Conditioning explains superstitious behaviour through coincidence and reinforcement.
Ganzfeld ESP Burden of Proof Uri Geller Pseudoscience J.B. Rhine Macro PK Micro PK Internal Locus of Control External Locus of Control James Randi Operant Conditioning Superstition Zener Cards Wiseman and Watt Probability misjudgement Jealous Phenomena
Operant Conditioning Ganzfeld ESP Micro PK James Randi External Locus of Control Jealous Phenomena Burden of Proof Pseudoscience Superstition J.B. Rhine Macro PK Internal Locus of Control Probability misjudgement Uri Geller Zener Cards Wiseman and Watt
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