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The Takeaway explains how the brain lets magic work

John Hockenberry had the authors of “Sleights of Mind: What the Neuroscience of Magic Reveals About our Everyday Deceptions” on The Takeaway on WNYC recently. In the segment, they describe how the brain favors scenarios that seem the most likely … Continue reading

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Magic and pro wrestling

I don’t know how this came up exactly. I might have been levitating a fork at the dinner table. Anyway, my brother said magic is fake like professional wrestling. I guess he meant it as an insult. But he’s right. … Continue reading

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Penn & Teller at Harrah’s

I have tickets to see Penn & Teller at Harrah’s this weekend. I am extremely excited. Reporter Chris Jordan interviewed Teller to preview their upcoming shows in New Jersey. Teller, born Raymond Teller in Philadelphia, lived in Trenton and Lambertville, … Continue reading

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