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Are there any real-life Jedi mind tricks?

Published: 12th December, 2017 at 00:00
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Looking for some droids are we...?

Manipulating others into believing that “these are not the droids you’re looking for” is certainly possible in a limited way. The psychological manipulation techniques carried out by Jedi Master Derren Brown are an example of this. Martial arts experts can also sometimes detect an incoming strike and block it, even with their eyes closed, simply from the tiny sounds and pressure changes in the air.

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Luis VillazonQ&A expert

Luis trained as a zoologist, but now works as a science and technology educator. In his spare time he builds 3D-printed robots, in the hope that he will be spared when the revolution inevitably comes.

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