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Magic Tricks

  • By: J. Guillermo Villalobos, Ololade O. Ogundimu & Deborah Davis
  • In: Encyclopedia of Deception
  • Edited by: Timothy R. Levine
  • Subject:Interpersonal Relationships, Interpersonal Communication, Moral Development

There are few forms of lying and deception as harmless and entertaining as magic tricks. From Dedi's animal “resurrections” in Egypt in 2600 b.c.e. to Harry Houdini's escapology and David Copperfield's illusions, magicians have been astonishing audiences for centuries, in a ...

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