The Spanish translation of our book Sleights of Mind ("Los Enganos de la Mente") has won the Prisma Prize, an annual science communication award to the best book of the year. The Prisma Prizes, now in their 26th edition, are awarded by the Casa das Ciencias museum in Spain. Steve will attend the award ceremony in A Coruna, Spain, this Saturday, November 16th.
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ABOUT THE AUTHOR(S)
Susana Martinez-Conde is a professor of opthalmology, neurology, and physiology and pharmacology at SUNY Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. She is author of the Prisma Prize-winning Sleights of Mind, along with Stephen L. Macknik and Sandra Blakeslee. Their forthcoming book, Champions of Illusion, will be published by Scientific American/Farrar, Straus and Giroux.