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SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN~ Magic Is (Literally) for the Birds~ What conjuring techniques can reveal about animal cognition ~ an article by Susana Martinez-Conde and Stephen L. Macknik October 13, 2020

The magician climbs into the cage to perform a show for one. For this special event, he eschews coins and cards for peanuts. He rolls his sleeves and faces his captive audience: a corvid bird by the name of Stuka. … Continue reading

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Professors Nicky Clayton and Clive Wilkins of The Captured Thought have been invited to attend SciFoo 2020~ 23-25th October. Googleplex, Mountain View, California

About 250 attendees from all walks of life arrive at Googleplex in Mountain View, California, on a Friday for a weekend educational program — except there’s no program in place for them. And that’s intentional. Science Foo Camp — the … Continue reading

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28th October 2020. 9am – 2.00pm Mexico time. 3pm-8pm UK time. Zoom presentation at the Centro Tlaxcala de Biologia de la Conducta, Unversidad Automoma de Tlaxcala, Mexico. Behaviour Symposium. “Conflict: Current validity and relevance of the four Tinbergen questions’ The Development and Evolution of Cognitive Illusions

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News from the Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge. UK

To find out more visit https://www.psychol.cam.ac.uk/news/innovative-approach-psychologists-investigating-cognitive-parallels-attention-perception-and

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Neuroscience~ An unexpected audience. Published in Science~ Perspectives.

A paper by Elias Garcia-Pelegrin, Alexandra K. Schnell, Clive Wilkins and Nicola S. Clayton of the Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge, UK. Exploring how magic reveals the blindspots in perception and the roadblocks in thinking in both humans and … Continue reading

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The Cambridge Centre for the Integration of Science, Technology and Culture [CCISTC] filming a new series of lectures.

CCISTC are preparing ten lectures to be filmed in the impressive SCR at Clare College, Cambridge. The team consists of  the directors of CCISTC, Dr.Michael Zhou, Prof. Nicky Clayton and Prof. Clive Wilkins and Cambridge University graduate students Ning Ding … Continue reading

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The Captured Thought and CCISTC preparing for new work~ watch this space~ normal service will be resumed ASAP

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Cambridge Centre for the Integration of Science, Technology and Culture~ Online lectures to Universities

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The Captured Thought~ Nicky Clayton & Clive Wilkins~ featured in an article in DIE ZEIT written by Stefan Klein. 22nd April 2020.

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Cambridge Centre for the Integration of Science, Technology and Culture

The Cambridge Centre for the Integration of Science, Technology and Culture (CCISTC), establishes interdisciplinary research projects across a variety of platforms and organises conferences, seminars and programmes designed to bring people from distinct and disparate disciplines together. In light of … Continue reading

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