Richard Wiseman’s research has been published in the world’s leading academic journals and he has presented keynote addresses to organisations across the world, including The Royal Society, The Swiss Economic Forum, Google and Amazon. Richard is the most followed British psychologist on Twitter, and his YouTube channel has received over 280 million views. He has acted as a creative consultant for National Geographic’s ‘Brain Games’, Derren Brown and CBS’s ‘The Mentalist’. He is the author of several best-selling books, including The Luck Factor, Quirkology, and 59 Seconds. Richard began his working life as a professional magician, and is currently holds Britain’s only Professorship in the Public Understanding of Psychology, at the University of Hertfordshire.with one Scientific American columnist describing him as ‘….the most interesting and innovative experimental psychologist in the world today’

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The Luck Factor

Richard worked with hundreds of exceptionally lucky and unlucky people to scientifically discover why some people live charmed lives, and developed techniques that help people enhance their own good fortune.
59 Seconds

night school

59 Seconds exposes self-help myths, and presents scientifically proven techniques that help you achieve your aims and ambitions in less than a minute. From mood to memory, persuasion to procrastination, and resilience to relationships, 59 Seconds presents the new science of rapid change.
Night School

Based on exciting new research, mass-participation experiments and the world’s largest archive of dream reports, Night School reveals the truth about sleep and dreaming. Discover how to learn information while you sleep, find out what your dreams really mean, and get the best night’s sleep of your life.