James Randi has a different explanation, phycisists and other "hard" scientists are easiest to fool using stage magicians tricks, because in their regular line of work they don't expect people to lie, whereas psychologists and social sciences expect people to be liars axiomatically and spend a lot of their efforts actively compensating for that in their research.
Originally Posted by Gnomistic
Reductionist and proud of it.
Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn. Benjamin Franklin
Chase after the truth like all hell and you'll free yourself, even though you never touch its coat tails. Clarence Darrow
A person who won't read has no advantage over one who can't read. Mark Twain