Richard Wiseman

Richard Wiseman

Biography:

Prof. Richard Wiseman started his working life as an award-winning professional magician and was one of the youngest members of The Magic Circle. He then obtained a first class honours degree in Psychology from University College London and a doctorate in psychology from the University of Edinburgh. Currently he heads the Perrott-Warrick Research Unit at the University of Hertfordshire.

Prof. Wiseman has established an international reputation for scientific research into unusual areas within psychology. In addition, he has co-authored 6 books and presented over 50 papers at both national and international conferences.

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  • Explaining the Paranormal

    Author and psychologist specializing in the psychology of the paranormal, Richard Wiseman, discussed his twenty years of research into the paranormal and why he takes a somewhat skeptical perspective on phenomena such as ghosts, out-of-body experiences, psychics and mind...More »
  • The Psychology of Luck

    Psychologist Richard Wiseman appeared on Wednesday's program to discuss his eight-year study into the nature of luck. What he discovered was that essentially people make their own good or bad luck through their behaviors and beliefs. Lucky people are "out there creating...More »

Last Night

Real-Life Sea Monsters / Dogman Research
Real-Life Sea Monsters / Dogman Research
Author Max Hawthorne discussed his research into real life sea monsters, including a report of an enormous sea turtle the size of a bus. Followed in the second half of the program by cryptozoologist D.A. Roberts who reported on his research into the Dogman.
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