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Richard Wiseman holds Britain’s only Professorship in the Public Understanding of Psychology at the University of Hertfordshire. His research has been published in leading academic journals, with one Scientific American columnist labelling him ‘….the most interesting and innovative experimental psychologist in the world today’.He has written several best-selling popular psychology books that have been translated into over 30 languages, including The Luck Factor, Quirkology, and 59 Seconds. Richard’s YouTube channel has received over 150 million views, and has created more viral videos than anyone else in the UK. He has given keynote addresses to The Royal Society, The Swiss Economic Forum, Google and Amazon.Finally, Richard was listed in the Independent On Sunday’s top 100 people who make Britain a better place to live, and has acted as a creative consultant to Derren Brown, The MythBusters, and Heston Blumenthal.

Books by Richard Wiseman

The Little Book Of Luck

A small format guidebook to being lucky, packed full of fun exercises, inspirational quotes and the exciting ideas that have made The Luck Factor a top ten success.

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Did You Spot The Gorilla?

An exciting and unusual popular business/self-help book that reveals a new way of creating opportunities at work and in personal life.

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The Luck Factor

A revolutionary study of luck, and its power to transform our lives

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