The Illusory Correlation: A Common Mental Error That Leads to Misguided Thinking

We all use silly logic to help us rationalize a confusing world. Take full moons, for example. For centuries people have been blaming full moons for inexplicable behaviors that coincided with them.

Source: http://lifehacker.com/the-illusory-correlation-a-common-mental-error-that-le-1755442156