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Nature 318, 419 - 425 (05 December 1985); doi:10.1038/318419a0

A double-blind test of astrology

Shawn Carlson

Department of Physics, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720, USA. Present address: Department of Physics, University of California, Los Angeles. Address for correspondence: Bldg 50, Rm 348, Lawrence Berkeley Labs, Berkeley, California 94720, USA.

Two double-blind tests were made of the thesis that astrological ‘natal charts’ can be used to describe accurately personality traits of test subjects.

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