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Is Your Brain Too Smart for Magic Tricks?

The Great Courses (Firm), (Distributor). Kanopy (Firm), (Distributor).
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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (streaming video file) (30 minutes): digital, .flv file, sound
  • Publisher: [San Francisco, California, USA] : The Great Courses, 2017.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from title frames.
Film
In Process Record.
Participant or Performer Note:
Indre Viskontas
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Originally produced by The Great Courses in 2017.
Summary, etc.:
We've all been fooled by a magic trick at one point or another. But we rarely stop to think about how magicians are simply manipulating pre-existing shortcomings in our minds. Here, explore some of the neurological principles magicians rely on, including selective attention, inattention blindness, and change blindness.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Language Note:
In English
Subject: Medicine.
Psychology.
Genre: Education films.

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