Linguistic Deception and Brain Magic
Keith Barry introduces the idea of “brain magic” which he defines as the use of words, linguistic deception and nonverbal communication to create the illusion of a “sixth sense”. In the video below he illustrates how our brains can fool our bodies — in a trick that works via podcast too. Then he involves the audience in some jaw-dropping (and even a bit dangerous) feats of brain magic.
Below is his 19 minute TED Talk on “Brain Magic“.