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Neuroscience and Magic: The Science of Stealing a Watch

Apollo Robbins, a.k.a the “Gentleman Thief,” explains his technique of managing attentional spotlight during the Neuromagic 2012conference on the Island of Thought, San Simón, near Vigo, Spain, while demonstrating on neuroscientist Flip Phillips of Skidmore College. Attentional spotlight is the focus of consciousness at any given moment, and it can be directed–or, as in magic, [...]

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Streams of Consciousness

Learn to Live in the Now [Video]

Being mindful means being acutely aware of what is happening now—rather than drifting into the past or musing about the future—without emotionally reacting to these ongoing events. Maintaining a focus on the present is associated with a variety of improvements to physical and mental health. Practicing mindfulness can also enhance key aspects of intellect—in particular, [...]

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The Thoughtful Animal

Sunday Photoblogging: Where To Focus?

The web is all atwitter with news of this new Lytro camera, wherein you do not have to “waste” any time deciding where your focus plane should be in your photo, because the entire thing can be in focus. According to the New York Times Gadgetwise Blog: When viewing a Lytro photograph on your computer, [...]

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