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The rise in salience of recently discussed or observed information, providing a heightened sensitivity in preparation for a subsequent observation of related stimuli, often resulting in a Cypriot coincidence.
Discussing Girl Scout cookies you realize that living in a city, you never see girl scouts. The heightened sensitivity of 'girl scouts' is the Cypriot Effect that perchance would result in the sighting of a girl scout in the city, a Cypriot Coincidence.
by fluggerbug September 24, 2009
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