Do you buy an expensive item just to maintain social status and feel guilty? Drink alcohol to look cool in front of your friends and regret it? Use social media for fear of missing out? If yes, then you are experiencing cognitive dissonance.
Superstitions are quite common among human beings. More often than not, we tend to believe in things that cannot be logically explained. Did you know that Native Americans believe selfishness is a virus that can affect us?