'The Prediction' Game Uses Simple Math to Read Your Mind [VIDEO]


It might not be mind reading, but it sure is cool.

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In a YouTube game that asks how "predictable" you are, viewers are asked to place their finger on the screen and move it horizontally or vertically from tile to tile based on instructions.

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While the man in the video, British psychologist and professor Richard Wiseman, seemingly predicts your every move, it is really just a trick.

The numbers Wiseman calls out are all odd, meaning he just has to alternate the "color" of the notes removed.

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