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The Serendipitous Science of Luck

What it means to be lucky, the role of good fortune in success, and the philosophy of chance.

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How to Get Luckier

Nate Hopper

A conversation with psychology professor Barbara Blatchley about luck—and how changes to your mindset might get you a little more of it.

The Strange Power of Unlucky Charms

Cari Romm
The Cut

Lucky charms can have real, measurable effects — past research has shown, for example, that people perform better at golf if they believe they’re using a lucky ball — but unlucky things have their own kind of power.