THe case of "Clever Hans" is not an example of ideomotor effect. It is, however a great example of unintentional cueing and of the importance of doing blinded experiments.
Ideomotor effect is pseudoscience.
The ideomotor effect is an illogical theory of how ouija so or other paranormal things work. How can you make your brain move stuff without you realizing that you are moving it and while others as well are seeing the movement. I mean they have different minds and it is very unlikely that others who are playing the game make the same exact moves or movements as the player intended in his mind. There has been cases were people where physically actually attacked by the ouija boards. How is it possible your brain is attacking you by choking or physically hurting you or how your brain create such scenes or 'hallucinations' while you see others being possessed or being attacked by the The ideomotor ef board.It is impossible or at least extremely unlikely.Does anyone see my point?There are no reliable or logical scientific explanations or scientific theories of paranormal things work.Paranormal things and science have nothing to do with each other. So mixing these subjects or attempting to explain paranormal things in a scientific way makes it pseudoscience. So the ideomodor effect is pseudoscience. Many scientists refuse to believe in these paranormal things simply because they want to have a scientific view of the world because they fear that believing in such things would erode their 'rational' thinking.They just want to think like scientist.
Clever Hans effect
I don't really think that "Clever Hans effect" is an example of "ideomotor". Clever Hans was a self-trained horse, he would carry out a certain action until he received a cue from his master. This is no more ideomotor effect than a dog sitting on command.Hubert (talk) 16:45, 4 September 2019 (UTC)