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

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This is a unique and fascinating look at the relationship between magic, the brain, and everyday life. What can magic tell us about ourselves and how we communicate in 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 ...

Sleights of Mind: What the Neuroscience of Magic Reveals About Our Brains 2011, Profile Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9781846683893

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