The art of misdirection | Apollo Robbins

Duration: 8 minutes and 48 seconds
Published: September 13, 2013
Definition: HD
Views: 11.55 million
Channel: TED
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Hailed as the greatest pickpocket in the world, Apollo Robbins studies the quirks of human behavior as he steals your watch. In a hilarious demonstration, Robbins samples the buffet of the TEDGlobal 2013 audience, showing how the flaws in our perception make it possible to swipe a wallet and leave it on its owner's shoulder while they remain clueless.

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