Tuesday May 21st 2019
Title: Genuine Fake Miracles
Is seeing believing? Is believing seeing? How can we hope to conduct experiments on things that only exist within our minds, and, on a related note, can scientists ever be trusted to study deception without being deceived themselves? What can scientists learn about the mind from the illusions developed and practiced by professional magicians? Join magician and experimental psychologist Dr. Matthew L. Tompkins for a fascinating talk exploring the psychology of magic and illusion.
Tuesday June 18th 2019
Michael Kent visited SAM in March with fireballs. He’s back this month probably with some maths magic or possibly not. Exact details nearer the time.