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Correlation Illusory Correlations. Illusory Correlation The perception of a relationship where none actually exist. Perceived non-existent correlation A random coincidence. Correlation Illusory Correlations. Illusory Correlation. Female Emotionality Illusory Correlations.

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Correlation illusory correlations
CorrelationIllusory Correlations

  • Illusory Correlation

    • The perception of a relationship where none actually exist.

    • Perceived non-existent correlation

    • A random coincidence


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CorrelationIllusory Correlations

  • Illusory Correlation


Female emotionality illusory correlations
Female EmotionalityIllusory Correlations

Were the participants emotional?

Were the participants women?


Correlation illusory correlations2
CorrelationIllusory Correlations

  • Feline high-rise syndrome

    • 132 cats admitted to Animal Medical Center

    • Falls ranged from 2 to 32 stories

    • Only 8 died from injuries

  • High number of auto accidents during rush hour

  • The door you try is locked

  • Elevator headed in wrong direction


Correlation illusory correlations3
CorrelationIllusory Correlations

  • Psychic predictions

  • Out of sync relationships

    • You want to go out, friend/partner wants to stay at home

    • You tend to see what you are looking for


Correlation perceiving order in random events
CorrelationPerceiving Order in Random Events

  • Comes from our need to make sense out of the world

    • Coin flip

    • Which is more

      probable?

      HTTHTH

      HHHHHH


Correlation perceiving order in random events1
CorrelationPerceiving Order in Random Events

  • Comes from our need to make sense out of the world

    • Coin flip

    • Poker hand


Correlation perceiving order in random events2
CorrelationPerceiving Order in Random Events

  • Comes from our need to make sense out of the world

    • Coin flip

    • Poker hand

    • Lottery number

      • 3 digit example

      • 28% have repeating digit


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