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For many people, engaging with superstitious provides a sense of control and reduces anxiety – which is why levels of superstition increase at times of stress. This is particularly the case during times of economic crisis and social uncertainty – notably wars and conflicts. Indeed, Researchers have observed how in Germany between 1918 and 1940 measures of economic threat correlated directly with measures of superstition. Superstitious beliefs have been shown to help promote a positive mental attitude.