Why Ouija Boards Are So Convincing

From SciShow Psych.

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If you’ve ever played with a ouija board, you might have gotten the spooky sensation of an other worldly presence. But really, that’s just your brain playing tricks on you.

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Sources:

https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11097-018-9585-8
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