coincidences, statistics

Are Your Number Coincidences Significant?

Do you feel like you keep seeing the same number over and over in lots of different contexts? Do you wonder whether it’s really showing up more often than it used to, or whether maybe you’re just paying more attention to it? In today’s Psychology Today post, I describe a simple experiment you can do to see whether you’re really seeing that number more than you ought to based on chance alone.

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