SUPERSTITIOUS RITUAL

Particular way of the action that makes individual believe that he can affect result of any particular situation. In this situation individual strongly believes that he must take every individual step in a particular fashion, or the final result will not be satisfying/positive.

SUPERSTITIOUS RITUAL: "Superstitious ritual are often observed in the sports where players insist for example on wearing same underwear for every match because they believe it will bring them victory."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SUPERSTITIOUS RITUAL," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/superstitious-ritual/ (accessed August 5, 2020).
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