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How To Make a Hollow Mask Illusion – At home science – ExpeRimental #22

We make a lot of assumptions about the world around us, often based on experience. These assumptions help us make judgments and decisions quickly, but they’re not always correct. In this activity you and your kids will try to confuse your brains with an unusual mask. Tadaaa. Here we go! Have you seen something like…

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How to Create the Perfect Floating Ball Illusion – The Science Behind Jeff Koons’ Art

Is that floating? That is floating! Of course you can actually see… I’m Fran. I’m the Science Content Producer at the Royal Institution. And the other day I was in the Ashmolean, in Oxford, in the UK and there was a Jeff Koons exhibition. Now despite what you think of Jeff Koons as an artist…

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How To Make An Ames Room Illusion – Psychology for Kids – ExpeRimental #23

We can all sense how far away things are. There are lots of ways we perceive distance, but a classic method we learn at a young age is that things that are further away look smaller. In this activity you and your children will explore how size affects the way we perceive distance, and use…

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How To Make a Hollow Mask Illusion – Psychology for Kids – ExpeRimental #22

We make a lot of assumptions about the world around us, often based on experience. These assumptions help us make judgments and decisions quickly, but they’re not always correct. In this activity you and your kids will try to confuse your brains with an unusual mask. Tadaaa. Here we go! Have you seen something like…

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Amazing Body Illusions! Psychology for Kids – ExpeRimental #24

Our brain uses a combination of senses to provide information about where our body parts are. This awareness is known as proprioception. Although this mostly comes from internal body information, it can be tricked or confused by external senses such as sight and touch. In this activity your kids will work through a number of…

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What Happens When Maths Goes Wrong? – with Matt Parker

[APPLAUSE] Yeah! Huh? Oh, calm down. Thank you all very much for coming along for an exciting evening of mathematics. My name is Matt Parker. I used to be a maths teacher, which is why I know that person is on their phone while I’m talking. Honestly. [LAUGHTER] Unbelievable. Once a teacher, always a teacher….

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CRAZY INSTANT WATER TO ICE MAGIC TRICK!!

im a wolf boi back whit it again *WolfieRaps* Ayo what’s f**cking good It’s yo boy Wolfie and TODAY I’m gonna show you one of the craziest things you have ever seen in your life Today I’m gonna show you how to turn water into ice INSTANTLY DIY Wolfie is back in this b**ch I…

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