Real Magic: Science and Practice

Real Magic: Science and Practice
Saturday Afternoon Breakout
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In modern times magic is primarily associated with fiction and entertainment—from Harry Houdini to Harry Potter. But is there more to magic than fantasy and sleight of hand? For millennia, the esoteric traditions have taught that some aspects of magic are quite real, and today science is slowly revealing that some principles of magic have empirical support. Dr. Radin will offer several examples of experiments on various principles of magic, all published in peer-reviewed science journals, while master mentalist Alain Nu, also known as "the man who knows," will follow up with some ideas you can play with to experience real magic in your own life.

Presenter(s)

Dean Radin, PhD

Dean Radin, PhD

Dean Radin, PhD, is chief scientist at IONS and author of the bestselling books The Conscious Universe, Entangled Minds, and Supernormal, which won the 2014 Silver Nautilus Book Award. Before joining IONS in 2001, Dr. Radin conducted research at Princeton University, the University of Edinburgh, and SRI International. [Read more]

Alain Nu

Alain Nu

Alain Nu is the star of TLC network’s four-part series, The Mysterious World of Alain Nu. A creator, a philosopher, and foremost an entertainer and explorer in the art of mentalism, Alain has always looked at life with interests in uncanny phenomena, hypnosis, Eastern mysticism, and illusions and has realized... [Read more]

 


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