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Magic Lab [electronic resource]

ABC International
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
Magic acts depend on illusions, tricks of the mind. Watch this video clip in which two scientists call upon two Las Vegas magicians and their so-called grifter's sense to study perception. How does our brain construct what we see, and what we don't?
Release Date
2010
Run Time
11 min.
Language
Closed-captioned
Rating
10 & up
Notes
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films media Group on May 03, 2012.
Contents
  • How Illusions Work (3:01)
  • Perception is an Illusion (2:30)
  • Understanding How We See (2:19)
  • Spotlights of Attention and Vision (3:11)
Published
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2012], c2010.
Publisher no.
47775 Films Media Group
Access Restriction
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Description
1 streaming video file (11 min.) : sd., col., digital file.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
Mode of access: Internet.
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