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Apollo Robbins: The Art of Misdirection

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Sleight of hand artist, theatrical pickpocket, and our collaborator in some of our earliest neuromagic studies, Apollo Robbins (aka The Gentleman Thief) explains and demonstrates the art of misdirection in his TedGlobal 2013 lecture.

For more neuroscience of magic, starring Apollo Robbins, see our previous blog post:

ILLUSION CHASERS NEUROMAGIC POST WITH APOLLO ROBBINS>>

Susana Martinez-Conde About the Author: Susana Martinez-Conde and Stephen L. Macknik are laboratory directors at the Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix. Follow on Twitter @illusionchasers.

The views expressed are those of the author and are not necessarily those of Scientific American.





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