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Learning about the brain with magic


Neuroscientists are teaming up with magicians to learn about human behavior and the brain.

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The World's Science correspondent Rhitu Chatterjee recently spoke with neuroscientists Stephen Macknik and Susana Martinez-Conde about what the two professions are teaching each other.

Macknik and Martinez-Conde are also the authors of the new book "Sleights of Mind," and they are taking listener questions on The World's online Science Forum discussion.