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6th Annual Celebration of Mind: The ‘Wisdom’ of Crowds

Time: 5:00pm - 7:00pm CDT October 11

Location: Science Center’s Integrated Sciences Pavilion

The Psi Chi Psychology Honors Society and the Psychological Science Department are pleased to present the 6th Annual Martin Gardner Celebration of Mind at Carthage. Students, faculty, and staff are welcome to attend the celebration from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 11, at the Science Center’s Integrated Sciences Pavilion.

Every October, people around the world gather to honor the legacy of magician, mathematician, skeptic, puzzler, Lewis Carroll scholar, and science writer, Martin Gardner. This year’s Celebration of Mind will explore The “Wisdom” of Crowds, using magic, puzzles, and games to delight, instruct, and bring people together in a spirit of fun.

The event will begin with brief presentations on topics related to Martin Gardner’s interests in magic, skepticism, and recreational mathematics. This year’s speakers include:

Following the presentations, attendees are encouraged to interact with hands-on displays featuring illusions, recreational mathematics, magic, puzzles, and more.

The evening will culminate with a CAB event featuring a performance by mind reader Joe Diamond at 8 p.m., in the Campbell Student Union Auditorium!


Psychological Science Department, Psi Chi


Anthony Barnhart, 

By: Anthony Barnhart

  • 6th Annual Celebration of Mind: The ‘Wisdom’ of Crowds

Location: Science Center’s Integrated Sciences Pavilion