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How to really fool yourself : illusions for all your senses

Author: Vicki Cobb; Jessica Wolk-Stanley
Publisher: New York : J. Wiley, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Demonstrations accompanied by explanations illustrate how and why the senses can be fooled.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Vicki Cobb; Jessica Wolk-Stanley
ISBN: 0471315923 9780471315926
OCLC Number: 39800523
Notes: Includes index.
Description: viii, 120 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Sence of reality --
Weird feelings --
Strange sounds and a taste for the mysterious --
Bizarre shapes and sizes --
Brightness mad and color crazed --
Phatom moves --
Mirages and other visual oddities --
Great misconceptions.
Responsibility: Vicki Cobb ; illustrations by Jessica Wolk-Stanley.
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Fans of Vicki Cobb's unique blend of humor, science and history, and hands-on activities and games will have tons of fun with How to Really Fool Yourself.  Read more...

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"Interesting, informative, and fun."--School Library Journal "Clear and lively ... links the puzzles to scientific fact."--ALA Booklist "Simple and direct, suitably lighthearted... This unpretentious Read more...

 
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