A question came up to my mind while thinking about probabilities and Born rule in the context of the Everettian approach.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

It is often said that anomalies/maverick branches where the experiments go horribly wrong and crazy stuff happens have a negligible amplitude/measure so they really don't matter. It is also said that most of the measure in the Everettian approach gets the Born rule right and that most of the measure will see righ distributions.

But here is where I find a problem. Suppose we do a quantum experiment with odds being stacked like 70% for outcome A and 30% for outcome B, with their correspoding measures. There is certainly a branch where outcome A happens many, many, many times in a row without outcome B at all - and what's weird is that that branch will have a higher measure than any of the branches where Born rule holds.

Is my reasoning right, and how can we say that the repeated, exaggerated occurence of outcomes with a higher probability is a statistical deviation itself - or a maverick branch in the MWI context, despite having a higher amplitude than "normal branches"?

Thanks in advance

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# I Many worlds and high-amplitude anomaly branches

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