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 CONJURING

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Conjuring is also known as magic and is the art of entertaining by way of illusion and sleight of hand.

Popularity
Magic and conjuring are very popular, whether it be on the TV, in a theatre, in the street or even at a children's party.

Location
Magic can be performed virtually anywhere, all the magician need is a few props and a willing audience. Children and adults alike like a magic show and find it very entertaining.

Age
People of all ages practice magic and it can be enjoyed at any time of life.

Ability
It would be best to get into conjuring by having a few lessons, where you will probably learn tricks with cards, coins, handkerchiefs, ropes and other well known magic standards. Magicians also require presentational skills which need to be learnt to

Description
The purpose of a magic trick or conjuring trick is to amuse the watcher even though they are generally aware that the magic is performed using trickery. The watcher derives enjoyment from the magician's skill and cunning. Usually, magicians will refuse to reveal their methods to the audience. There are various types of magic such as close-up magic performed close to the audience, street magic where the magician encourages his audience to part with money on the promise of a good performance.

Dedication
Close up magic relies mostly on sleight of hand in which skillful manipulation of coins, cards and other props enable the perpetrator to create the illusion that something has happened that has not actually. For example, the appearance that an item has vanished (or been produced) can be achieved by a sleight in which the item is held in such a way that it is not visible to the audience and the hand appears empty.

Potential
Most magicians aspire to become a member of the Magic Circle

Level of Demand
The table below shows the maximum levels of demand that this activity requires. NOTE: These are not entry levels or levels of requirement and has nothing to do with ability.

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  The level of demand of Cerebral Learning that could occur as a direct consequence of absorbing factual information. Learning  

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