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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 who is revived from near death by the belief of the audience.

Claimed cases include:

Reverse Tinkerbell effectEdit

The Efficient Market Hypothesis is regarded as a case of reverse Tinkerbell effect.[2]

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