15. Be Lucky!

  1. Martin Cohen

Published Online: 21 APR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444327960.ch15

Mind Games: 31 Days to Rediscover Your Brain

Mind Games: 31 Days to Rediscover Your Brain

How to Cite

Cohen, M. (2010) Be Lucky!, in Mind Games: 31 Days to Rediscover Your Brain, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444327960.ch15

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 APR 2011
  2. Published Print: 29 OCT 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444337099

Online ISBN: 9781444327960

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Keywords:

  • Day 13, Be Lucky! - task of finding out how unlucky one is;
  • philosopher of ‘luck’, being Richard Wiseman - psychologist at a former technical college in UK;
  • The Luck Factor, quite popular - not exactly being luck;
  • Wiseman, taking two groups of people - naturally ‘very lucky’ or ‘very unlucky’;
  • placing people in their appropriate category, asking - ‘Do you consider yourself to be lucky or unlucky’;
  • unlucky people, two minutes in counting photographs - lucky people, taking just seconds