Predictive Coding

Discussions of new films, books, television shows, and media indirectly related to magic and magicians. For example, there may be a book on mnemonics or theatrical technique we should know or at least know about.
Edward Pungot
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Predictive Coding

Postby Edward Pungot » April 21st, 2012, 11:17 am

A nice synopsis of what neuroscience can tell us about why the Vernon school is the most effective way to present magic. Naturalness of execution does have its benefits and we have the science to prove it.

http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/01/15/do-thrifty-brains-make-better-minds/

Whodunnit. Who Killed Lord Smithe?

http://youtu.be/ubNF9QNEQLA

Forgetfulness by Billy Collins

http://www.bcactionpoet.org/forgetfulness.html

Jonathan Townsend
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Re: Predictive Coding

Postby Jonathan Townsend » April 21st, 2012, 11:57 am

Are studies where "just noticeable differences" are qualified in terms of size, shape etc in those videos available?
Mundus vult decipi -per Caleb Carr's story Killing Time

Edward Pungot
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Re: Predictive Coding

Postby Edward Pungot » April 21st, 2012, 2:15 pm

[img:left]http://www.coolopticalillusions.com/eye-tricks/optic-pictures/which-arc-is-bigger-b-w.gif[/img]


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