The Science of Magic

Dr Gustav Kuhn
19 Dec 2019 8:00pm - 9:30pm

Magic is one of the most captivating forms of entertainment and magicians all over the world have baffled and amazed their audiences by creating magical illusion.  Recent advances in our scientific understanding of magic are providing new insights into the nature of magic, and the ease by which magicians trick us highlights many of our mind’s limitations. These surprising and stunning illusions provide intriguing insights into how our brain works.  In this talk, Dr Gustav Kuhn will use science, interactive demonstrations and magic to explore the psychology of magic and explain why our minds are so easily deceived.