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By Nathaniel Schiffman

Magicians use greater than simply mirrors, string, and sleight of hand to misinform their viewers. people who are masters at this alternate have built an arsenal of innovations to govern humans. each motion and utterance on degree and stale is strictly deliberate to accomplish a particular effect.

Abracadabra! is an insider's examine what is going on at a magic exhibit, behind-the-scenes, and within the brain of the magician. Nathaniel Schiffman explains the foundations of deception, exposing these innocent-seeming motions that cover important activities from onlookers; how the conjurer makes use of misdirection of house and time to lie to the viewers; how foolish and easy optical illusions can idiot us, and what to seem for in the course of a magic show.

Also explored intimately is the area of off-stage magic. a few "magicians" use quite a few concepts in existence to mislead and impact you, but those magicians do not boast in their magic expertise, simply because they're advertisers, politicians, military commanders, spies, con artists, desktop programmers, motion picture administrators, religion healers, psychics, and others. those "magicians" paintings to make you purchase their product, think of their reason, and effect your considering from the time you wake up within the morning, until eventually you visit mattress at night.

This isn't a "how to" booklet for aspiring magicians, yet a layperson's consultant to tools used to misinform or idiot you. Lighthearted and casual, Abracadabra! will fascinate an individual drawn to figuring out how one individual can regulate many. integrated are hands-on experiments, magic tips, and reader participation segments. you will soon see that magicians do not simply manage cards and animals; they manage you.

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