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  • n. Plural form of patternicity.

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Examples

  • Because the cost of making a type I error is less than the cost of making a type II error and because there is no time for careful deliberation between patternicities in the split-second world of predator-prey interactions, natural selection would have favored those animals most likely to assume that all patterns are real.

    Scientific American - Why People Believe Invisible Agents Control the World

  • In fact, neuroleptic drugs that are used to eliminate psychotic behavior, things like paranoia, delusions and hallucinations, these are patternicities.

    Boing Boing

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