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Dr. Mitchell Schare: The “Near Miss” Theory Works

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In a story about digital lottery scratch cards for Yahoo Finance, Hofstra Psychology Professor Mitchell Schare explains that people who miss winning only by a slight margin are more motivated to play again, thinking that their next card purchase may be even luckier for them.

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