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Sleights Of Mind: What the Neuroscience of Magic Reveals About Our Brains

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What can magic tell us about ourselves and our daily lives? If you subtly change the subject during an uncomfortable conversation, did you know you're using attentional 'misdirection', a core technique of magic? And if you've ever bought an expensive item you'd sworn never to buy, you were probably unaware that the salesperson was, like an accomplished magician, a master at creating the 'illusion of choice'. Leading neuroscientists Stephen Macknik and Susana Martinez-Conde meet with magicians from all over the world to ...

Sleights of Mind: What the neuroscience of magic reveals about our brains 2012, Profile Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9781846683909

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