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The Resource Fooled ya! : how your brain gets tricked by optical illusions, magicians, hoaxes & more, Jordan D. Brown ; illustrations by Emily Bornoff

Fooled ya! : how your brain gets tricked by optical illusions, magicians, hoaxes & more, Jordan D. Brown ; illustrations by Emily Bornoff

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Fooled ya! : how your brain gets tricked by optical illusions, magicians, hoaxes & more
Title
Fooled ya!
Title remainder
how your brain gets tricked by optical illusions, magicians, hoaxes & more
Statement of responsibility
Jordan D. Brown ; illustrations by Emily Bornoff
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Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Discover the variety of ways our brains can trick us, from optical illusions to magicians' masterful use of misdirection to strategies used by con artists. Learn why you can't always trust your brain, so you'll be less likely to be swindled, hoodwinked, or bamboozled
Summary
An interactive introduction to neuroscience and psychology explains how the human brain can be tricked by optical illusions, magician misdirection and con artist strategies, providing entries on such topics as how the five senses work and how to be less vulnerable to psychological tricks
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10570279
Cataloging source
JAI
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Brown, Jordan
Dewey number
152.14
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Intended audience
930L
Intended audience source
Lexile
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
  • 930
  • 930
Literary form
non fiction
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  • 3
  • 4
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1976-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Bornoff, Emily
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Optical illusions
  • Magic tricks
  • Hoaxes
  • Hoaxes
  • Magic tricks
  • Optical illusions
Target audience
juvenile
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how your brain gets tricked by optical illusions, magicians, hoaxes & more
Label
Fooled ya! : how your brain gets tricked by optical illusions, magicians, hoaxes & more, Jordan D. Brown ; illustrations by Emily Bornoff
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Can you trust your brain? -- Chapter 1: 10 reasons not to trust your brain -- Chapter 2: Breaking down your brain -- Chapter 3: Fool your eyes -- Chapter 4: Tricking your other senses -- Chapter 5: How magicians mess with your mind -- Chapter 6: Con artists, mind readers, and other scammers -- Chapter 7: Foolproof your brain
Control code
1887593
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
80 pages
Isbn
9781633221581
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781633221581
  • (OCoLC)1003134641
Label
Fooled ya! : how your brain gets tricked by optical illusions, magicians, hoaxes & more, Jordan D. Brown ; illustrations by Emily Bornoff
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Can you trust your brain? -- Chapter 1: 10 reasons not to trust your brain -- Chapter 2: Breaking down your brain -- Chapter 3: Fool your eyes -- Chapter 4: Tricking your other senses -- Chapter 5: How magicians mess with your mind -- Chapter 6: Con artists, mind readers, and other scammers -- Chapter 7: Foolproof your brain
Control code
1887593
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
80 pages
Isbn
9781633221581
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781633221581
  • (OCoLC)1003134641

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