Magic and the Brain

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PHOENIX -- Scientists at St. Joseph's Barrow Neurological Institute are working with top magicians to better understand the way the brain functions and how it is tricked.

There's a special event to benefit Barrow called "Magic and the Brain." It's Monday, Sept. 17, 7 p.m. at Phoenix Theatre.

It features Vegas magicians The Amazing Randi and Mac King as well as  Barrow scientists Drs. Susana Martinez-Conde and Stephen Macknik.

Tickets are $75, $100, and $150 (the $150 ticket includes a VIP reception). To purchase tickets, visit

Proceeds benefit St. Joseph's Barrow Neurological Institute,