Barnum Effect

What is Barnum Effect?


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The tendency to accept certain vague or worthless information as true, such as character assessments, horoscopes, psychic predictions and/or exaggerated claims.

Your horoscope: You have encoutered numerous challenges the last week as well as minor financial difficulties recently. If you take your time on your next major task, you shall be recognized for your hard work and motivation and a promotion may be in the midst. Example of Barnum Effect.


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