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August 3, 2012

August 8, Geeking Out: Mind Tricks

Join Gelf at The Gallery at LPR on Wednesday, August 8 for an evening devoted to the study of tricking the mind—and a magic show! Alex Stone, author of Fooling Houdini: Magicians, Mentalists, Math Geeks, and the Hidden Powers of the Mind, will discuss his book about the culture of magic and the theoretical and cognitive underpinnings of illusion, and perform a magic show. Scott Barry Kaufman, a psychologist at NYU and expert on intelligence and creativity, will discuss unconscious intelligence and what we don’t know about what happens in our minds.

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Graphic by Mister Lister.

Please bring your friends and spread the word to lovers of psychology, science, magic, and general deception.

Event Details:

The Gallery at LPR (Official site, map)
158 Bleecker St. (between Sullivan St. and Thompson St.)
New York, NY 10012
Blocks from A/C/E/B/D/F/M/N/R/1/6 trains
Doors open at 7.
Event starts at 7:30.
There is no admission charge.

Attendees must be 21 or older, as per Le Poisson Rouge rules. (Email vjvalk@gmail.com if you are under 21 and would like to attend. The farther in advance, the better; no guarantees.)

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