20 Weird Superstitions Explained by Experts

© Getty Images

Beginner’s Luck

This gambling superstition is rooted in a psychological term called confirmation bias.

It’s the theory that if you have some preconceived idea about something, your mind is on the lookout for evidence to back that up.

In this case, losing at a game against someone who has never played before sticks out in your mind more than all of the times you won.

PREV1 ... 1314 15 1617 ... 21NEXT

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Read more from Funny

Read more from Interesting

Read more from Culture

Read more from Travel

Read more from Adventure

Read more from Food and Drink