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Department
Psychology
Course
PSYC 3480
Professor
Anneke Olthof
Semester
Fall

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Chapter 36 - Superstition  "I only had one superstition. I made sure to touch all of the bases when I hit a home run." - Babe Ruth  Superstitious behaviors arise from beliefs that certain individualized actions cause desired or undesired outcomes – in the past coincided with positive or negative outcomes  Magical thinking and superstition grow with increased stress  Magical thinking offers athlete sense of control in high-pressure, uncertain situations. Athlete may even think is better to be safe than sorry, and will take whatever edge they can get o Nothing wrong with superstitious rituals, however, can be helpful  Act to increase athletes' belief or
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