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Richard Wiseman

Richard Wiseman

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Author, psychologist, consultant and a member of The Inner Magic Circle known for his YouTube channel, Quirkology

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Richard Wiseman offers unique keynotes with a focus on psychological topics such as luck, self-help, illusion and persuasion. He has had worked published in prestigious journals, has written best-sellers, and he has been the consultant on popular TV shows such as MythBusters and The Mentalist. Richard Wiseman is sure to impress and amaze at any event.

Richard Wiseman possesses Britain’s only Professorship in the Public Understanding of Psychology at the University of Hertfordshire. This is where he researches a diverse range of topics, including luck, self-help, illusion and persuasion. His work has been published in some of the world’s leading academic journals and cited in over 20 introductory textbooks.

Richard has also written several best-selling books that have been translated into over 30 languages, including The Luck Factor, Quirkology, and 59 Seconds. His psychology-based YouTube videos have received over 45 million views and he has given keynote addresses to organisations across the world, including The Royal Society, The Swiss Economic Forum, and Google.

In addition to all this, Richard is the most followed British psychologist on Twitter and was recently listed in the Independent On Sunday’s top 100 people who make Britain a better place to live. More than 2 million people have taken part in his mass participation experiments and he has served as creative consultant to popular personalities and TV shows such as Derren Brown, The MythBusters, CBS’s The Mentalist, Heston Blumenthal, Nick Cave and Jeremy Deller.

Richard is an Honorary Fellow of the British Science Association and was the 2010 Guest Director of the Edinburgh International Science Festival.  Richard’s working life began as a professional magician and is a member of The Inner Magic Circle.

He is based in both London and Edinburgh, likes sushi, is fond of dogs, and finds Arrested Development very funny.

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    The Luck Factor

    • Why do some people lead happy successful lives whilst others face repeated failure and sadness?
    • Why are some people always in the right place at the right time, while others are always unlucky?
    • For many years psychologist Professor Richard Wiseman has worked with some of the world’s luckiest and unluckiest people to answer these fascinating questions.
    • Discover the results of his work and find out how ‘The Luck Factor’ can change your life.

     

    The Psychology of Lying and Deception

    • Why do some people lie and deceive, whilst others are honest and reliable?
    • Is it possible to employ technology to help catch a liar?
    • Why are most people very poor lie detectors, and can anything be done to improve their skills?
    • In this interactive talk, Professor Richard Wiseman presents an accessible and informative insight into the psychology of deceit, and how science can help distinguish truth from fiction.

     

    Mind Magic

    • Magicians appear to make solid objects vanish into thin air, defy the laws of gravity and predict the future.
    • Magician and psychologist Professor Richard Wiseman invites you to step backstage and discover the secret science of sorcery.
    • Learn the hitherto hidden psychology employed by some of the world’s greatest illusionists, discover why the hand is rarely quicker than the eye.

     

    Sweet Dreams

    • Join psychologists Richard Wiseman as he reveals the results of a mass experiment into dreaming, and delves deep into the science of nod.
    • Why do you dream? Is it possible to control your dreams? Do your dreams predict the future?
    • Wiseman reveals what happens when your brain goes to sleep, and explores the new technology that claims to be able to create your perfect dream.

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Everything was great. We enjoyed and honored the presence of Mr. Wiseman. All feed-backs were positive and all delegates expressed their gratitude for the chance to meet and listen to Mr. Wiseman

Pinar Trana

Turkish Researchers' Association
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Richard Wiseman

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"Everything was great. We enjoyed and honored the presence of Mr. Wiseman. All feed-backs were positive and all delegates expressed their gratitude for the chance to meet and listen to Mr. Wiseman"

Pinar Trana - Turkish Researchers' Association See all references

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