SUPERSTITIOUS CONTROL

Misinterpretation that individual can affect results of certain situation by implementing certain actions that are supposed to change the frame of the specific situation, its outcome, or other people's reactions.

SUPERSTITIOUS CONTROL: "Superstitious control can be shown by the next example: person believes that she will control the course of the day ahead of her if she gets up on the right leg (this is supposed to bring good luck)."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SUPERSTITIOUS CONTROL," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/superstitious-control/ (accessed October 19, 2019).
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