Easy-to-Master Mental Magic

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Courier Corporation, May 4, 2012 - Games - 112 pages
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Learn to read minds, conduct hypnosis, and predict the future! Instead of employing visual magic, the tricks in this book help aspiring performers exercise mental powers that seem downright supernatural. Seasoned magician James L. Clark shares his professional secrets with 15 psychological illusions that require little practice and even less effort to perform.
Amaze spectators by stopping your pulse, predicting their answers to your questions, and carrying out other feints involving thought transference, magic squares, stacked decks, and logic puzzles. In addition to revealing the keys to each illusion, the author walks readers through the entire presentation and offers suggestions for lively patter and getting spectators involved in the act. All tricks are high impact, low risk, easy to carry off, and guaranteed crowd-pleasers.
 

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User Review  - MartinBodek - LibraryThing

This book is riddled with misspellings and ridiculous attempts at humor. That doesn't matter though. What I was looking for were a few tricks to practice because I've been enamored with magic and ... Read full review

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James Clark earned a B.S. and an M.S. degree from the University of Southern California. He was a professor of business at Pasadena City College for 11 years and subsequently served as dean of the Business Division for 17 years. Before joining the Pasadena City College staff, James Clark was an assistant professor at California State University, Los Angeles, and a teacher at Burbank and La Puente High Schools. He also taught part-time in the extension programs at UCLA and USC. Besides holding memberships and offices in professional organizations such as the California Business Education Association, the National Business Education Association, Delta Pi Epsilon, and The Association for Business Communication, James Clark has conducted a number of communication seminars for the Culinary Union, the American Right of Way Association, Caltrans, the Canadian Right of Way Association, the Los Angeles Executive Training Program, and several large legal firms. He also has authored several articles on business communication. His most recent writing endeavors are two coauthored projects: HOW 12: A HANDBOOK FOR OFFICE PROFESSIONALS, 12e, and POWER: PROFESSIONAL WRITER'S ELECTRONIC RESOURCE published by Cengage South-Western. Other published college texts include CLARKS' ONLINE REFERENCE MANUAL (South-Western College Publishing); A HANDBOOK FOR BUSINESS PROFESSIONALS (Wadsworth Publishing Company); LANGUAGE AND WORD PROCESSING APPLICATIONS (Glencoe/McGraw-Hill); UNIVERSAL TRANSCRIPTION (PWS-KENT Publishing Company); and COLLEGE BUSINESS MACHINES (Gregg/McGraw-Hill).

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