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Learn About Magic Tricks and 6 Tips for Beginner Magicians

Written by MasterClass

Last updated: Sep 30, 2021 • 7 min read

If the word “abracadabra” conjures up childhood memories of a magician with a deck of cards at a birthday party, you are not alone. Magic is often the first form of entertainment many of us experience, starting with the “peekaboo” disappearing act. Our minds are naturally drawn to illusions that defy what we know to be true. As our brains grow and evolve, so do the tricks that mystify and entertain us.