Program: NOVA | Type: Clip | Aired: 2019-07-09

The Science Behind This Slight of Hand

Watch a ten of clubs transform into an ace of hearts in this magic trick, which demonstrates “change blindness,” a phenomenon that causes gaps in visual.

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