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Real Magic is unique within the vast esoteric literature because it examines magical lore through the lens of science. Based on over a century of empirical evidence, it concludes that magic is real and gaining surprising support from the leading edges of several scientific disciplines. The book has been endorsed by two Nobel Laureates, a president of the American Statistical Association, a program director from the National Science Foundation, a recipient of a National Academy of Sciences astrophysics medal, and mainstream university professors of medicine, neuroscience, neuroanatomy, psychology, and physics.Dean Radin, PhD, is Chief Scientist at the Institute of Noetic Sciences (IONS) and Associated Distinguished Professor of Integral and Transpersonal Psychology at the California Institute of Integral Studies (CIIS). His original career track as a concert violinist shifted into science after earning a BSEE in electrical engineering, magna cum laude with honors in physics, from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and then an MS in electrical engineering and a PhD in psychology from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.