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A double-blind test of astrology

Nature volume 318, pages 419425 (05 December 1985) | Download Citation


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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  1. 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.

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