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The Tinkerbell effect is a term describing things that are thought to exist only because people believe in them. The effect is named for Tinker Bell , the fairy in the play Peter Pan who is revived from near death by the belief of the audience. Claimed cases include:
Best Teacher I Ever Had by David Owen Extracted from Reader's Digest (Asian Edition), April 1991, pp. 47-48.
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