Some people are naturally really really good at guessing.
Some are so good at this type of analysis, that their “guesses” can come across as an emphatic psychic power.
Web Watch recalls an experiment that we did once, where we had to read the mind of someone across the room and determine what figure had been drawn on piece of paper.
The first one was easy: a circle. Anybody would have a 50-50 chance at coming up with that one.
The next one was also easy (although we forget whether it was a square, triangle, or other geometric shape), and we got that one correct as well.
It was the third one that cemented in our minds that there can be such a talent as being a mind-reader: