The Psychology of Superstition Author:Gustav Jahoda Is superstition merely a convenient tag for beliefs we do not share? Is it a manifestation of basic human characteristics prevailing in every culture, including our own? Jahoda shows that superstition is not solely confined to the Dark Ages or to the poor and ignorant, but an integral part of humanity. — His is the sort of straight-forward study... more » which parapsychology needs badly.
What he presents to us is a critical review of the literature on superstition drawing freely from ethnology, sociology, psychology folklore, and not least, the popular press.« less