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Richard Wiseman at TAM 6

Wednesday, September 29th, 2010

A few years ago psychologist and author Richard Wiseman gave a fun talk at TAM 6. I just came across a reposted video of it courtesy of the fine people at the JREF:

Richard Wiseman Spoon Bending at TAM 6 from JREF on Vimeo.

It includes a discussion of Wiseman’s cool “Colour Changing Card Trick” video, which I apparently missed the first time around, though it’s been viewed about 4 million times on YouTube. Anyway, here’s that; it’s only about 3 minutes long, so if you haven’t seen it and don’t want to commit to the full 46 minutes for the above talk, at least check this out:

Change Blindness

Tuesday, December 15th, 2009

It’s like an Improv Everywhere mission, but for psychologists: