Teacher’s Questions for Neuromagic feature

SCIENCE

Before reading:

1. Have you ever fooled someone with a magic trick, or been fooled by one yourself? How do you suppose that happened? Describe what you know about how magicians trick viewers.

During reading:

  1. Describe what perception is.
  2. What is an illusion? Give an example.
  3. Explain how magicians fool audiences with tricks like the one where a woman on stage appears to be sawed in half?
  4. Explain what the optic nerve does.
  5. Why do your eyes produce clearer images than an iPhone?
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