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Anthony Barnhart

  • Doctoral Candidate
  • Arizona State University
  • 2PublicationsNumber of items in Anthony's My Publications folder on Mendeley.
  • 4Followers

Research interests

My research interests include both psycholinguistics and attention. I study the cognitive processes underlying handwritten word recognition and the psychological foundations of stage magic and illusion.

About

Anthony Barnhart is a doctoral candidate in cognitive psychology at Arizona State University and a part-time professional magician with over twenty years of performing experience. In the lab, he studies the psychological processes underlying handwritten word perception and the psychological foundations of magic and illusion. An expert in the psychology of illusion, Tony has lectured on the topic at magic conventions and to students of psychology at colleges and universities. As a performer, he employs psychological principles to elevate his magic’s impact and increase the audience’s sense of wonder. His magic has won four national competitions and has been featured in publications such as National Geographic World magazine, M-U-M Magazine (the official journal of the Society of American Magicians), and The Linking Ring (the journal of the International Brotherhood of Magicians).

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Publications (2)

  • Interpreting chicken-scratch: Lexical access for handwritten words

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  • The exploitation of Gestalt principles by magicians

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Professional experience

Doctoral Candidate

Arizona State University

August 2006 - Present

Education

Arizona State University

August 2006 - Present

BA, Psychology

Augustana College

August 2000 - June 2004(4 years)