A mentalist is a type of entertainer who uses skills such as suggestion, hypnosis, psychology, misdirection,

nd showmanship to simulate psychic abilities, such as telepathy, clairvoyance, mind reading,

and precognition. Mentalists typically perform in front of live audiences and use a combination

of sleight of hand and other illusions to create the impression that they have extraordinary mental abilities

Mentalism is a form of entertainment that has been popular for

many decades, and mentalists often incorporate elements of magic, comedy, and storytelling into their performances.

1. Mentalism originated in the 19th century and has been a popular form of entertainment ever since.

1. Mentalists use a combination of psychology, hypnosis, suggestion, misdirection, and other techniques to create the impression of supernatural abilities. 2. 

1. Mentalism is often performed in front of live audiences and can include demonstrations of telepathy, mind reading, precognition, and other seemingly paranormal abilities. 2. 2. 

1. Mentalism is not real psychic ability and mentalists do not actually possess supernatural powers. 2. 2. 2. 

1. Mentalism is a form of entertainment and is meant to be enjoyable and entertaining for the audience. 2. 2. 2. 2.