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Larry Rosenblum

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“I like shaking up what we think we understand.”


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Larry Rosenblum is a perceptual psychologist who studies how our senses play together.


Larry is a magician whose toughest audiences are ten-year-old boys and easiest audiences are scientists.

A Sense of Awe

Larry tells us what perceptual psychology and magic have in comment: the sense of awe they inspire.

30 Second Science with Larry Rosenblum

Did you know that we can "see" speech? And "hear" visuals? Larry Rosenblum studies how our senses can share information, giving us powers we don’t even know we have.

10 Questions for Larry Rosenblum

We threw Larry Rosenblum some pretty heavy questions on everything from Marky Mark to who he’d like to saw in half.

Blog Posts

"Marquee Moon"
"By the Light of the Marquee Moon"
Ask Larry Rosenblum Your Questions


About Larry Rosenblum

Larry Rosenblum is a Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of California Riverside. He specializes in studying our perceptual abilities and how our senses can work together to give us unexpected “super powers.” When he hangs up his lab coat for the day, Larry’s super power is that he’s a magician.

Original funding for "The Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers" was provided by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.