5.29.2013 A child gets all puffed up to say something, shakes, hops, chin poking upward. utters a few loud sounds, and, when the adults look around, freezes; doesn't know what to say and just smiles. An exercise in attention manipulation. Why does it feel so good to be bathed in attention? One center of attention may be fifteen distractions.

The magician moves the focus away while the trick happens and moves it back for the reveal.
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