November 8, 2010

Law, Neuroscience, and Magic

A new book on that very interesting new topic, neuroscience and magic. Stephen Macknik and Susana Martinez-Conde have published Sleights of Mind (Henry Holt, 2010)  about what happens in our brains when our eyes deceive eyes. Magicians and con men (and women) have known about this for centuries, but scientists and lawyers are just now beginning to take note. for more check out an article from The Scientist, here and the Law and Magic Blog here, here, here, and here.

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