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What’s in a pony’s name? · 9:19pm Jul 25th, 2017

Any readers of the New Scientist Feedback column will likely be familiar with the concept of Nominative Determinism—the idea that some authors, consciously or not, gravitate to a professional area which in some way matches their name. While the academic value of this theory is limited—although apparently some studies have done enough robust analysis to conclude that this is a genuine effect, and not just the result of

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