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Prof Wiseman's You Tube channel receives over 2 million views here. Talk Science interviews Prof Wiseman about magic and luck here.Prof Wiseman and Quirkology on the cover of The Skeptic Magazine. here.

Prof Richard Wiseman is based at the University of Hertfordshire, and has gained an international reputation for research into unusual areas of psychology, including deception, humour, luck and the paranormal.

A passionate advocate for science, Prof Wiseman frequently appears on the media, gives talks and performances, and has written The Luck Factor – a best selling book exploring the lives and minds of lucky people.

Prof Wiseman's new book, Quirkology, explores the curious science of everyday life, including the psychology of lying, love, and laughter.

Explore the site to discover more about Prof Wiseman's work, including articles, videos, and online experiments.


LATEST ONLINE EXPERIMENTS


The results of Prof Wiseman's year long research into New Year's resolutions are reported in The Guardian and The Daily Telegraph.

Dance and emotion: How do dancers portray emotion? Participate in an experiment exploring the perception of dance and emotion here.