In chapter 8 of The Smart Kid, Matthew Janson performs a coin trick for the counselor, and then he explains how to do it.
If you read carefully, you may learn how to do a cool coin trick.
It will fool people.
Why does Matthew explain the coin trick? To demonstrate that people just don’t pay attention. They only see what they expect to see.
That’s the Smart Kid’s secret and it’s the secret to magic tricks too.