Tag Archives: Clive Wilkins

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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Clive’s Art Lecture~ ‘The Long March to the Mountain’~ delivered in Beijing Language & Cultural University and Beijing Minzu University of China, 2019

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The Captured Thought’s visit to China~ in association with China UK Development Centre~ lecturing and meeting academics in Universities in Beijing, Shanghai, Wuhan and Hangzhou.

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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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The Captured Thought featured in The Guardian newspaper~ 9th September 2019

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SOMA’s ‘The Science of Magic’ Conference. Chicago Magic Lounge~ 14-16th July 2019

The conference ran for three days and included  keynote talks from a host of glittering luminaries, including Tom Stone, Daniel Simons,  Elizabeth Loftus, Simon Aronson, Gustav Kuhn, Matthew L. Tomkins, Jeanette Andrews and Danny Rudnick. Dr. Gustav Kuhn, President of … Continue reading

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