43 entries in Mental Magic / Principles / Cold Reading
Creators Title Comments & References Source Page Categories
Reginald Scot How men have beene abused with words of equivocation, with sundrie examples thereof on cold reading and claiming coincidences The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XV) 175
Tony Corinda Table of Probabilities - Explanation what people are concerned about Question and Answer (Readings) 355
Tony Corinda Part Two: Dealing with Questions Unknown Question and Answer (Readings) 356
Tony Corinda Main Objectives when Cold Reading overview on cold reading Question and Answer (Readings) 357
Tony Corinda Conclusion Question and Answer (Readings) 359
Robert A. Nelson On Zodiac Readings More Miracles in Mentalism 27
North Bigbee, Dr. Stanley Jaks Dr. Jaks' Secret reading on stage, collecting information before the show, hot reading The Compleat Magick - Volume I (Issue 24) 118
Paul Siegel Legacy of the Gypsies blindfolded performer touches a palm of a spectator and gives a reading Doorway to Delusion 13
Bascom Jones Astro-Logic! naming Zodiac signs and asking questionsInspired byVariations The Compleat Magick - Volume I (Issue 63) 312
William Patterson A Detective on Obtaining Information on gathering information before the event, hot reading, investigating the audience The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 69) 345
Michael P. Hades Only from the Dead! spectators write down names of deceased people, rapping sounds divination and allocation of names by medium The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 85) 421
Bascom Jones, Jr. The Anatomy of a Cold Reading - The Psychic Reading
- In the Beginning
- Delivery
- Subconscious Insight
- And Don't Overlook the Future
- Areas to Avoid
- Getting Specific
The Compleat Magick - Volume II (Issue 125) 625
Bascom Jones, Jr. Psychologists and the Personality Reading - Something for Everybody
- The Personality Reading
- People Want to Be Unique
- And They Tend to Accentuate the Positive
- Two Other Observations
- What Can it Mean to the Mentalist?
- How to Use the Reading
The Compleat Magick - Volume II (Issue 127) 635
Karl Fulves Cold Readings questions to get information, discussions with Tom Harris, L. Vosburgh Lyons Interlocutor (Issue 10) 37
Bascom Jones The Cold Reading - What It's All About - The Foundation
- Springboard
- Tell-Tale Indicators
- Fail Safe
- Areas of Interest
- All Things Change
The Compleat Magick - Volume II (Issue 155) 775
Anthony Raven Chance idea to use a private telephone book to gain information The Compleat Magick - Volume II (Issue 170) 848
Philip T. Goldstein Beware of Culturally Defined Identities - Social Stereotypes
- Images Are Becoming Less Specific
- You Must Change with the Trends
- Work the Individual
- Texts are Outdated
- Don't Assume Too Much
The Compleat Magick - Volume II (Issue 181) 905
Bascom Jones Cold Reading - Its Techniques and Practice - Part II - Decade of Turmoil
- The "Future is Now"
- Group Reaction
- Group Dynamics
The Compleat Magick - Volume III (Issue 217) 1085
Bascom Jones Cold Reading - Its Techniques and Practice - Part I - What It Is
- Foundation Stone
- Common Denominators
- Hit Upon Specific
- Life Patterns
The Compleat Magick - Volume III (Issue 215) 1075
Bascom Jones Cold Reading - Its Techniques and Practice - Part III - Preoccupation with Self
- Reflect Confidence
- Do Your Homework
- Gain the Subject's Cooperation
- Use Psychological Truisms
- Keep Your Eyes Open
- Keep Your Ears Open
- Flattery Works Wonders
- Make it Theatrical
The Compleat Magick - Volume III (Issue 219) 1095
Bascom Jones Cold Reading - It's Technique and Practice - Part IV - Attitudes are Changing
- The American Family
- Role of Women
- More about Women
- And the Problems of Women
- But Don't Make Medical Suggestion
The Compleat Magick - Volume III (Issue 221) 1105
Thomas Alan Waters Omnimancy essay on fortunetelling, Q&A, cold reading Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Omnimancy) 89
Thomas Alan Waters LeNormand's Legacy question is written on a blank tarot card, card lost in the deck and a reading is givenRelated to
  • T. A. Waters in "Genii" Vol. 28, No. 1, 1963
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Omnimancy) 99
Thomas Alan Waters Coda on fortunetelling, cold reading and mentalism Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Omnimancy) 112
Thomas Alan Waters LeNormand's Legacy II question is written on a blank tarot card, card lost in the deck and a reading is given, different handling Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Omnimancy) 101
Thomas Alan Waters MuTarot Mutus Nomen with tarot cards, start for a reading with several peopleRelated to Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Omnimancy) 103
Thomas Alan Waters MuTwo ten spectators write initials and a word on half of a business card, Mutus Nomen, start for a reading Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Omnimancy) 106
Thomas Alan Waters Palmystic muscle reading technique, hidden as palmistryRelated to
  • William W. Larsen Sr.'s "The Dr. Q Simplicity Mindreading Act"
  • Al Baker's "The Finger Knows - and Tells" in Al Flosso's "Our Mysteries", p.9.
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Omnimancy) 110
Thomas Alan Waters Suggested Reading general publications suggested for fortunetellers Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Omnimancy) 113
Thomas Alan Waters General Technique - Object-Reading (Deduction & Observation)
- Object-Linking (Marking Systems)
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Psychometry) 131
Al Mann Spirit Calling! spirit rings in a reading / seance, morbid Phantom Voices 18
Al Mann 'Hot' Readings readings over the phone, how to gain information Phantom Voices 19
Karl Fulves Mouths of Babes easily obtaining knowledge about random things Interlocutor (Issue 49) 215
Jay Weiler Reading Cold on Weiler's cold reading method Rigmarole (Issue 6) 72
Karl Fulves Psycho nine spectators write day and month of birth on papers, later assigned to spectators with short readings Mutus Nomen 77
Jas Jakutsch Concerning "Cold Reading" Completely Mental - Vol. 1 10
Jas Jakutsch Negative Cast Statements (NCS) question which can be interpreted in two ways, no + are you? Completely Mental - Vol. 1 15
Jorge "The Jack" Garcia Cold Reading - The "Barnum" Effect
- The Drawing and the Personality Interpretation
- Cards
- Face Reading
- Names, Words, People, Characters
- Conclusions
7 Mysteries of Mentalism 75
Jared Kopf The Oneiromancer's Index four nightmares written on blank cards, performer give them to correct spectators with some cold reading, one nightmare predictedInspired by Vaticinium ex Eventu 31
John Wilson 1.5 Card Q&A spectator removes card from spread and lies on its identity, performer divines card and gives short readingInspired by
  • "1 Card Q&A" (Docc Hilford & Leonardo Silverio)
You and Me and the Devil Makes Three - Volume II 29
Paul Vigil, Bascom Jones Astro-Logic cold readings and Q&AInspired by The Doors of Deception 216
Christoph Borer Hot and Cold on hot and cold reading Mentale Notizen 225
Christoph Borer Eine mentale Darbietung unter Einsatz von Cold Reading entire act of readings for several people Mentale Notizen 227