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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ouija

Nonetheless, in both cases, the illusion that the object (table or planchette) is moving under its own control is often extremely powerful and sufficient to convince many people that spirits are truly at work... The unconscious muscle movements responsible for the moving tables and Ouija board phenomena seen at seances ...

www.vox.com/2016/10/29/13301590/how-ouija-boards-work-debunked-ideomotor-effect

Oct 29, 2016 ... Any scary firsthand reports you might hear or read of real-life Ouija board horror stories are exaggerations, false claims, or a misunderstanding of how Ouija boards actually work. That might be disappointing news if you're hosting a Halloween sleepover, but it might also leave you asking, “How do Ouija ...

nerdist.com/ouija-boards-are-even-creepier-when-you-know-how-they-work

Oct 28, 2014 ... With Halloween just around the corner, it's time to pull your Ouija board off that seldom dusted shelf and channel a spirit or two for answers to your most sleepover-enhancing questions. It'll will be even creepier when you realize that the answers are coming from inside the house, inside you. The Ouija ...

www.dailydot.com/parsec/do-ouija-boards-work

Jan 28, 2017 ... Do Ouija boards really work? Is it the spirit world? Or is it you? Here's what research and modern science reveal about Ouija boards.

www.thoughtco.com/ouija-how-does-it-work-2594822

Oct 7, 2017 ... A Ouija board or planchette is a flat platform that has letters, numbers and other signs on it. People ask a question to the ouija board and a movable piece on the board moves to the symbols, slowly spelling out an answer to the question asked. The board is believed to be created by Charles Kennard of ...

science.howstuffworks.com/science-vs-myth/unexplained-phenomena/ouija-boards.htm

Tales of sudden brilliance, insanity and death have circulated ever since 1891, when attorney Elijah Bond patented the "Ouija Egyptian Luck-Board" [source: Patent Museum]. Egypt probably had nothing to do with it – there's little real evidence of Ouija's reputed ancient roots, and the word is not in fact Egyptian for " good ...

www.mirror.co.uk/news/weird-news/ouija-boards-really-work-mirror-4730779

Dec 2, 2014 ... As a Catholic priest warns people against using them this Christmas, we share our readers' experiences of using Ouija boards.

www.bbc.com/future/story/20130729-what-makes-the-ouija-board-move

Jul 30, 2013 ... Ouija board cups and dowsing wands – just two examples of mystical items that seem to move of their own accord, when they are really being moved by the people holding them ... Do not start this motion yourself. ... There's no supernatural force at work, just tiny movements you are making without realising.

kotaku.com/the-real-fakery-of-the-ouija-board-1819805308

Oct 24, 2017 ... The Ouija board is the kind of thing that some people want to believe is real, a hope that's kept the object relevant in American culture since the 19th century. The board does unexpected, inexplicable things that its users believe they couldn't do on their own. That potential for surprise was part of the allure of ...