magic research resourcesMagic Perspectives views the performance of magic tricks from a multidisciplinary point of view. Magic has been studied from many different perspectives, as described in my book Perspectives on Magic.

There are many excellent digital sources to help researchers make sense of the performance of magic.

Magic Research Resources

Internet Libraries

Research Libraries


  • Journal of Performance Magic: The Magic Research Group of the University of Huddersfield.
  • Journal of Magic Research: Free electronic publication dedicated to promoting scientific-based research in magic, published by Bill Spooner.
  • Gibecière: Dedicated to the history of magic published by the Conjuring Arts Research Center.

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