124 entries in Mental Magic / Effects / Psychometry Effects
  
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Tom Sellers The "Mind's Eye Discs" colored discs put in envelope, colors divined by performer
1931 Sellers' Secrets 16
Theodore Annemann Pseudo-Psychometry marked envelopes and personal items, see also page 404
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1935 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 9) 36
Robert Parrish Slate Immortality living dead test on slate, or handwriting psychometry
Inspired byVariationsAlso published here 1935 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Summer Extra 1935) 40
Oscar Weigle Alias Divination several spectators write names on slips which are later correctly assigned, one of the names divined as well
1937 You'd be Surprised 11
Theodore Annemann, Audley Walsh Coin Experiment three spectators put a coin in an envelope, medium divines value, date and owner
1937 "En Rapport" 11
L. Vosburgh Lyons Graphology spectators write on paper cards, performer assigns them correctly, pseudo-psychometry
Related toAlso published here 1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 74) 493
Tom Sellers Graphology Supreme five spectators write the same word
1941 Condensed Conjuring 12
Tom Sellers Sex Detection
1942 That's Good! 4
Jerry Sorensen "-and having writ-" sealed message reading, mixed with psychometry and handwriting analysis
1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 45) 186
John Brown Cook, Arthur H. Buckley Psychometry blindfolded performer, psychometry and Q&A
1947 Gems of Mental Magic 29
John Brown Cook, Arthur H. Buckley Second Sight at First Glance performer is blindfolded, accurate description of the people who put a personal object in an envelope
1947 Gems of Mental Magic 54
Ormond McGill Modern Psychometry
1951 Psychic Magic — Vol. 3 14
Ormond McGill Developing the Power genreal comments
1951 Psychic Magic — Vol. 3 14
Theodore Annemann Annemann's Pseudo-Psychometry
Related to 1951 Psychic Magic — Vol. 3 17
Milbourne Christopher Super Psychometry blindfolded, objects in envelopes
1952 One Man Mental Magic 8
Hen Fetsch, Cy Keller Hexappeal pseudo psychometry with names of famous people
1952 The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 261) 1042
Aage Darling Suprema medium does psychometry routine with five objects in envelopes
1953 I'll Read Your Mind 26
Dr. Conrad, Wanda What's My Line? Pseudo Psychometry with "What's My Line?" theme
1958 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 348) 219
J. G. Reed E.S.P Test design cards, several spectator select one and put the cards in envelopes, performer locates the owners
1959 Card Tricks 313
Aaron Wainer Dactyliomancy white rings marked by spectators, shuffled in hat
Related to
  • p. 35 for thoughts by Bob Bergheim
Feb. 1966 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 4) 21
Al Koran Doodles psychometry with 6 spectators and papers
Variations 1967 Al Koran's Professional Presentations 67
Al Koran The Pendulum Tells six torn half blank cards are attributed to correct spectators with pendulum
1967 Al Koran's Professional Presentations 113
Karl Fulves Psychometry + Math pairs of envelopes are distributed, personal items inserted and then performer know which is by whom
1968 Epilogue (Issue 3) 22
Jules Lenier Psychometric Detective four people, rough smooth edges of torn paper to code
Also published here Mar. 1968 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 5) 167
E. Leslie May Nelson's Column three people choose colored balls, performer knows who has which and has it predicted
1969 HEX! 54
Orville Wayne Meyer It's Murder items from murder scene are taken by spectators and performer then knows who has what
1969 HEX! 99
Tony Griffith Pseudo Psychometry six envelopes, pencil dots
1969 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 2 64
Dr. Richard Strausberg The Legacy of Samuel Butler cards with several humorous New Year's resolutions, several spectators chose one on their card, psychometry and comedy character reading
1971 The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 13) 62
Paul Siegel Between the Lines drawings from audience are correctly returned to their owners
1972 Doorway to Delusion 22
Karl Fulves Psychometry and Math pairs of envelopes are distributed, personal items inserted and then performer know which is by whom
1973 Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 24
Stephen Minch Psychometry Worldly Rampant Pseudo Psychometry with tarot cards
Related to 1974 The Book of Thoth 40
Frederick M. Shields Past, Present, and Tarot! Tarot cards in envelopes, pseudo psychometry combined with readings
1974 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 115) 572
Barrie Richardson Impromptu Mental Divination five spectators remember one object out of 25
1975 Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 11) 128
Dr. Spencer Thornton In the Bag... pseudo-psychometry with paper bags, apparently same marking system was also used by Dr. Jaks
1975 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 119) 592
Philip T. Goldstein Desire spectators write destinations on a business card, five write a place where they have been and one a place he desires to go, all cards are correctly attributed and the last, desired place is named without looking at it, see also Larry Becker's "Sneak Thief"
Related toVariations 1976 The Blue Book of Mentalism 4
Jack Kent Tillar Impromptu Pseudo-Psychology slips of paper, several spectators write down pieces of information, all billets are correctly allocated, information of last billet is divined
1976 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 155) 771
Karrell Fox Pseudo Psychomitrix "Pseudo Psychometry", two different presentations, see following items
1976 Clever.... Like a Fox 95
Karrell Fox Musimentalism spectators write favourite tunes on blank cards, performer assigns them correctly
1976 Clever.... Like a Fox 95
Karrell Fox Lipology four women kiss on blank cards, performer then kisses them two and assigns the cards correctly
1976 Clever.... Like a Fox 96
Karrell Fox "Simple-Sychometry" five spectators put personal item in bag, performer assigns them, bag has five sections
1976 Clever.... Like a Fox 103
Barrie Richardson Pseudo Psychometry in a Paper Bag
Also published here 1977 Pabular (Vol. 3 No. 9) 400
Nathan Stark Menta Five! graphology reading with five spectators, pseudo psychometry mixed with ESP card divination
1977 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 191) 951
Dr. Z Zodiac graphology and astrology presentation, psychometry
1977 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 195) 972
Bobby Hughes Pocket Pad gaffing, marking and using a spiral-bound pad for Pseudo Psychometry, predictions and add-a-number
1978 The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 210) 1048
George B. Anderson The Water Witch dowsing rod made of coat-hangers, finding water in a box and pseudo psychometry
1978 The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 219) 1091
Paul Rylander Word Gauge list of words made on business cards, memory stunt, graphology and prediction in wallet
1978 The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 220) 1099
Larry Becker Ultimate Psychometry with invisible ink pen
1979 The Best of Larry Becker's World of Super Mentalism Book II 69
Robert Parrish Handwriting No. 46, identifying handwriting of five persons
Also published here 1979 Self-Working Mental Magic 75
Karl Fulves Thoughts in Color No. 47, spectators write down favourite car on slate, performer knows who wrote which from a distance
Inspired by 1979 Self-Working Mental Magic 76
Karl Fulves Psychometry chapter intro
1979 Self-Working Mental Magic 110
Theodore Annemann Pseudo Psychometry No. 65
Also published here 1979 Self-Working Mental Magic 111
L. Vosburgh Lyons Graphology No. 66, spectators write on paper cards, performer assigns them correctly
Also published here 1979 Self-Working Mental Magic 113
Karl Fulves Super Psychometry No. 67, marked envelopes with personal envelopes, questions on the outside are answered, with (cold) reading, very detailed
Inspired by 1979 Self-Working Mental Magic 114
Robin DeWitt Pens-O-Metric different colored pens, word on billets
1979 The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 233) 1163
Robert Siepielski Keylock several blank cards in envelopes and and one with a drawn key, key is found and person who chose envelope, metal detector method
1979 The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 244) 1219
Richard Mark Pendulum Power! personal items in boxes used as pendulums, pseudo psychometry
1980 The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 250) 1249
Terry Tyson Psi-Pix ending for pseudo psychometry, last object in envelope is divined
1980 The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 254) 1268
Terry Tyson Love Letters allocating love letters
1980 The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 259) 1291
Thomas Alan Waters Psychometry on psychometry and presenting mentalism
1981 Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Psychometry) 117
Thomas Alan Waters Presentation essay on presentation for psychometry
  • Selling the Psychometry Effect
  • Performance Situations - Good and Bad
  • How Many Items?
  • Single Object Readings
  • Concealed Items (Unknown Objects, Known Objects)
  • Blindfolds
  • Locating the Participants
  • The Psychometry Act
1981 Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Psychometry) 121
Thomas Alan Waters General Technique
  • Object-Reading (Deduction & Observation)
  • Object-Linking (Marking Systems)
1981 Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Psychometry) 131
Thomas Alan Waters Printsiple objects are wrapped in pieces of newspaper
1981 Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Psychometry) 138
Thomas Alan Waters Seequence objects wrapped in paper and scotch tape
1981 Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Psychometry) 138
Thomas Alan Waters PsychomeTryst card is put in envelope as well, system to relate the envelopes to the owner
1981 Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Psychometry) 138
Thomas Alan Waters Bagatelle special bag to distinguish form, shape and object without opening it
1981 Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Psychometry) 140
Thomas Alan Waters Tray Chic objects are collected on a tray, performer is blindfolded
1981 Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Psychometry) 141
Thomas Alan Waters Quantum with business cards and the Quantimental stand
1981 Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Psychometry) 141
Thomas Alan Waters Subsidiary Technique
  • Locating the Participants
  • The Last Two Items
  • Clipboard Readings
  • Combinations with other Effects
1981 Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Psychometry) 143
Thomas Alan Waters Ringkle combining Psychometry and Ring Flight, other ideas what could happen with the objects
1981 Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Psychometry) 146
Thomas Alan Waters Miscellaneous Notes
  • With A Medium
  • In The Dark (in a Seance)
  • Trayce (method to see in the dark)
  • GiveAway Collecting Box (by Edmund Rowland)
  • Contact Mindreading)
1981 Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Psychometry) 147
Gene "Phantini" Grant Supreme Psychometry pseudo psychometry, different objects in envelopes, serial number divination of a bill
1981 Phantini's Incredible Mental Secrets Volume Two 71
Basil Horwitz Challenge Thought a name, color and a symbol are noted on a card and sealed in an envelope, performer returns correct envelopes and then divines content
Related to 1981 The Mental Magick of Basil Horwitz 49
Neil Somerville Hidden Image pseudo psychometry, ESP cards wrapped with aluminium foil and sealed in envelopes
1981 The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 293) 1463
Joseph Dunninger Psychometric Power! question on billets are answered and billets of specific spectator found without opening them, several variations
1983 Master Billet Tests 4
Karl Fulves, J. W. Sarles, Jack Miller What's My Line? No. 97, on three envelopes are occupations and salaries written, three spectator chose an envelope and take the salary in matches, performer divines who took what, also as phone effect
1983 Self-Working Number Magic 130
Thomas Alan Waters Speakay six people write something on a piece of paper, performer thinks of one and asks one person to stand forward, the word thought of matches the person
Related to 1984 Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Thynk) 607
Thomas Alan Waters Quinsation five signed card (after a psychometry act) are numbered by the performer, spectators name a number each and they match with their signed cards
1985 Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Myxtyr) 671
Thomas Alan Waters Tridonym three people write an alias on a piece of paper
Related to 1985 Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Mystyx) 683
Thomas Alan Waters Psidentify spectators chose a James Bond villain, divination who chose which one
Also published here 1985 Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Mystyx) 685
Jules Lenier Psychometric Detective No. 19, four people, rough smooth edges of torn paper to code
Also published here 1985 Self-Working Paper Magic 38
Karl Fulves The Hometown Test No. 20, letters put in paper bag, performer takes them out and divines what's written on them and by whom
Inspired by 1985 Self-Working Paper Magic 40
Karrell Fox "Getting Away with Murder"
Also published here 1986 For My Next Trick... 44
Ben Harris Mental Photography three photographs are introduced, three spectators each select one, performer divines who has which one
1990 Mad Fax and other Mysteries 34
John Graham A Rose by any Other
July 1993 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 16 No. 7) 2236
Joseph Dunninger Psycho Thought
1994 Rigmarole (Issue 8) 90
John Riggs Design Deception design drawn on blank card is shuffled among other cards, card is found and design duplicated
1995 The Magic of John Riggs 60
Karrell Fox Dream Girls five photos of actresses chosen, performer divines them
1995 Much Ado About Something 61
Karl Fulves Bird Brain bird or dove indicates which watch belongs to which spectator
Related to 1995 Underworld (Issue 2) 20
Basil Horwitz The Super ESP Body Language Test pseudo psychometry with writings and ESP card divination
1997 The Mental Magick of Basil Horwitz - Volume 4 66
Ken De Courcy Personal Possessions instruction game with four objects, objects are returned to correct owners
1997 Mind & Magic Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 1) 6
Karrell Fox Getting Away with Murder
Also published here 1997 Mind & Magic Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 4) 3
Morley Budden Pyramid Power spectators write secret fantasies on business cards, the performer know who wrote what
1997 Simon Says! 117
Tony Bartolotta Test Results three spectators write their name on a cardboard with a color, mixed face-down, performer divines
Inspired byRelated to 1998 Underworld (Issue 9) 117
Jas Jakutsch "Lost & Found" AKA "Six in One" billet routine with four phases, twelve people write down a los object and their initials, spectator finds the right billets, without opening it, divines the content of several and a member of the audience does the same too
1999 Completely Mental - Vol. 2 5
Joshua Jay Psychometry and Me Magician able to match nametags to five spectators based on their names alone
1999 Magic Atlas 143
Patrick Page, Ken De Courcy Psychic Feedback five spectator select an ESP card and seal them in an envelope, after the envelopes are shuffled the envelopes are returned to the correct owner
1999 Entertaining ESP 5
Patrick Page, Ken De Courcy Psychic Feedback Plus After envelopes are handed out correctly, ESP sign is divined
1999 Entertaining ESP 6
Barrie Richardson Psychometry... in a Paper Bag hole in bag
Also published here 1999 Theater of the Mind 178
Paul Curry Pseudo Psychometry Tip as a two person mental stunt, coding idea
Also published here 2001 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 267
Karl Fulves Psychometry 101 twelve envelopes with items, one of them by spectator, envelope selected from 3x4 matrix via instruction contains spectator's item
2001 Hex Squared 75
David Berglas Palmistry pseudo-psychometry with palmistry theme for TV, only presentation
2002 The Mind & Magic of David Berglas 259
David Berglas Time and Light routines with LED Time Pen, chemical fluid light sticks and Anverdi's die
  • spectator names a time interval, then he gets a watch and can say start whenever he wants, the
show continues and the performer suddenly screams stop at the right moment
  • Pseudo Psychometry routine
  • woman selects one of several men, selection is divined
2002 The Mind & Magic of David Berglas 383
Chuck Hickok Demonstration Three: People Reading Plus five people draw something on cardboard
Inspired by 2002 Mentalism, Incorporated 81
David Ben Matchless Psychometry spectators write phone numbers inside matchboxes, performer returns each to spectator
Variations 2003 Tricks 113
Luke Jermay A Safe Anchor three business cards, two with smiley faces, one with skull, spectator finds positive cards
2003 Building Blocks 123
Karl Fulves Jinx Extra eight spectators receive envelope and hide an object
2005 Combo II 91
Barrie Richardson The Simplex Mind-reading Routine spectators fill out cards where more information is requested as audience knows, handwriting analysis presentation
Inspired by
  • "Psigrafico" (Charles Scott aka Cicardi, Magick #412, 1988)
Also published here
  • Club 71, Easter 1999
2005 Act Two 157
Karl Fulves Darndest Things several spectators receive letters to God by children and put them in an envelope, performer assigns them to spectators correctly
2006 Prolix (Issue 2) 88
Hector Chadwick Keys Psychometry routine with 4 sets of keys, performer able to describe fourth person's keys although they are hidden
2008 The Mental Mysteries of Hector Chadwick 17
Jörg Alexander Weber Drei-Namen-Eröffnung three names on billets, pseudo-psychometry, last name divined
Inspired by
  • "Meine Drei-Zettel-Routine" (Carlhorst Meier, Seminar Carlhorst Meier)
2008 ZauberKunstStücke - Band 2 49
Luke Jermay The Bridge: An Approach to Walk-Around Mentalism
  • The New Mind
psychometry routine with business cards
Inspired by Oct. 2008 Genii (Vol. 71 No. 10) 21
Tom Stone Mental Sports sport objects, idea
2010 Vortex 194
Tom Stone Hotel Psychometry idea with hotel key cards
2010 Vortex 236
Michael Weber Soul Searcher information written on paper pieces is correctly assigned to spectator, torn edges marking
Also published here 2011 Knew & Improved 8
Jörg Alexander Weber Psychometrie five items by spectators in envelopes
Inspired by
  • "Pseudo Psychometrie" (Stuart Cumberland, Annemann 666 Vol. 1, PDF, 2007)
2011 ZauberKunstStücke - Band 3 53
Barrie Richardson My Second Spot with bags, paper or cloth
Inspired by
  • "Second Spot" (Maurice Fogel, In Search of the Sensational, 2007)
2011 Curtain Call 21
James Alan Psycho2Metry with dog-eared paper
2012 Seventeen Secrets 30
Michael Weber Soul Searcher information written on paper pieces is correctly assigned to spectator, torn edges marking
Also published here 2012 Blackpool Twenty Twelve 13
Jorge "The Jack" Garcia Pseudo Psychometry drawings in envelopes
Inspired by 2015 7 Mysteries of Mentalism 99
Jared Kopf The Oneiromancer's Index four nightmares written on blank cards, performer give them to correct spectators with some cold reading, one nightmare predicted
Inspired by 2016 Vaticinium ex Eventu 31
Jared Kopf Impromptu Marking System for pseudo psychometry, originally from "Behind Your Forehead" (Kopf, 2013)
2016 Vaticinium ex Eventu 41
Jorge "The Jack" Garcia Psychometry with an Envelope several ideas, drawings in envelopes
2016 Project Fear 15
Markus Beldig Three-Billet Test
Inspired by
  • "Meine Drei-Zettel-Routine" (Carlhorst Meier, Seminar Carlhorst Meier)
2019 The Florida Notes 2019 10
Markus Beldig WatchCraft spectators's watches put in five envelopes, one spectator finds his own watch, the rest assigned by performer
2019 The Florida Notes 2019 19