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From unlucky black cats to energy healing, superstition plays a huge role in human life. We asked Matthew Hutson, author of The 7 Laws of Magical Thinking, to tell us why.

Superstitions may seem irrational and illogical, but most of us believe in them. More than just avoiding floor 13, superstitions can provide us with a sense of control, meaning, and confidence.

Superstitions may seem irrational and illogical, but most of us believe in them. More than just avoiding floor 13, superstitions can provide us with a sense of control, meaning, and confidence.

From unlucky black cats to energy healing, superstition plays a huge role in human life. We asked Matthew Hutson, author of The 7 Laws of Magical Thinking, to tell us why.