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Futureproof Extra: The Science of Magic

Scientists don’t believe in magic. Objects do not vanish. Assistants can not be sawn in half an...

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07.00 19 Mar 2019


Futureproof Extra: The Science of Magic



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07.00 19 Mar 2019


Scientists don’t believe in magic.

Objects do not vanish. Assistants can not be sawn in half and put back together again. Nobody can read your mind whether they say abracadabra or not.

In fact magic is pretty much the opposite of science. So you might imagine there’s not much that one can say about the other then right? Don’t be so sure

Jonathan is joined by Gustav Kuhn, Reader in Psychology at Goldsmiths University of London and author of Experiencing the Impossible -The Science of Magic.


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