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Stephen L. Stephen L. said: " Thanks to Jorge-Otero-Millan for the outstanding cover art! We’re also so very grateful to our beloved Illusion contestants who succeed in pushing the limits of reality every year with their amazing new illusions! "

 

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“Chronic multitaskers “are suckers for irrelevancy,” says Stanford communications professor Clifford Nass. “Everything distracts them.” They can’t ignore things, can’t remember as well, and have weaker self-control.”
Stephen L. Macknik, Sleights of Mind: What the neuroscience of magic reveals about our brains

“Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; but remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for.”
Stephen L. Macknik, Sleights of Mind: What the Neuroscience of Magic Reveals about Our Everyday Deceptions

“Magic tricks work because humans have a hardwired process of attention and awareness that is hackable.”
Stephen L. Macknik, Sleights of Mind: What the neuroscience of magic reveals about our brains




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