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THE PSYCHIC DISCLAIMERSome really good psychics can be so bold as to declare that whatthey are doing is simply entertainment and that they have no psychicability The best part is that the people or person being read willcompletely forget about this disclaimer by the end of the readingbecause they are so drawn into the situation For this reason British magician and entertainer Darren Brown has takenup the practice of informing his audience members after the performanceso that there are no false notionsThe charlatans like American medium John Edwards who pretend tohave actual psychic abilities will tell the person or people being readthat they must do the work of interpreting what the medium says and giveit meaning They claim to be able to guide you through the process butits really your energy that is at work in the reading processPSYCHIC READINGSUltra famous magicians such as Criss Angel and Darrn Brown have debunkedpsychic techniques by providing identical psychic readings to variousindividuals and then revealing the results to them as a group but ithasnt stopped people from beliving in the supernatural In factstatistically speaking 52 of the American population belives inpsychic phenomenon Chriss Angel did a segment on his television show where he did 12psychic readings for 12 different individuals and told them all the samething He then explained to the group what he had done yet many werestill skeptical and still believed that the reading was at leastsomewhat accurate Angel went on to explain Forer Effect or what hasmore popularly become known as the PT Barnum Effect named after thegreat circus owner and showman HYPERLINKhttpenwikipediaorgwikiPTBarnum o PT Barnum PT Barnum who said that A sucker is born every minuteIn 1948 HYPERLINK httpenwikipediaorgwikiPsychologist oPsychologist psychologist HYPERLINKhttpenwikipediaorgwikiBertramForer o Bertram Forer BertramR Forer gave a HYPERLINKhttpenwikipediaorgwikiPersonalitytest o Personality test personality test to his students He told his students they were eachreceiving a unique personality analysis that
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