Category Archives: The Royal Society

It’s a Kind of Magic.

Harry Houdini famously claimed that no-one can be considered an accomplished magician until they have mastered the cups and balls illusion. With three upturned cups and three balls, the balls are made to perform the logic-defying feat of ‘jumping’ from … Continue reading

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Using magic tricks as a tool to explore the cognitive abilities of Eurasian Jays

Nicky, Clive and PhD student Elias Garcia were featured on BBC’s Look East on Tuesday 3rd March 2020 to discuss their recent experiments exploring the cognitive ability of the Eurasian Jays using magic tricks. See online at https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/m000g17d/look-east-west-evening-news-03032020  and at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OIwJOKscoXIContinue reading

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5th-12th January 2019. Berlin University of the Arts, Carnival. Berlin, Germany~ Mind Magic

Professors Nicky Clayton, Clive Wilkins and Stefan Klein Preparations for final presentations

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The Captured Thought’s latest paper~ Reflections on Endel Tulving’s Spoon Test

The Enigmatic Spoon~painting by Clive Wilkins

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CSaP Centre for Science and Policy. Meeting of the Horn Fellows 14/15 November 2018, at St. John’s College and Trinity College, Cambridge. Including an invited contribution from The Captured Thought.

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The Psychology of Cognitive Illusions~ a lecture and day of discussion with Fachbereich PSYCHOLOGIE Salzburger Gesellschaft Für Psychologie, Salzberg, Austria.

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The Captured Thought~ Seven myths of memory

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