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For over a decade, Prof Wiseman has worked with the media to help bring science and psychology to a wide and diverse audience.

His research has been featured in a large number of television programmes, including Horizon (BBC2), Body Shock (Channel 4), 20/20 (ABC), Dateline (NBC), and Derren Brown (Channel 4). He is regularly heard on BBC Radio 4, including appearances on ‘Start the Week’, ‘Midweek’ and ‘The Today Programme’. Feature articles about Prof Wiseman have appeared in newspapers across the globe (including The Times, The Daily Telegraph, The New York Times, and The Guardian), and as cover stories on magazines (e.g., The New Yorker, The Guardian's Life Magazine, and Focus Magazine).

As a consultant, he frequently creates ideas and content for documentaries, reality television, print media, and online sites. Clients have included Big Brother (Channel 4), The Daily Telegraph, New Scientist,, and The People Watchers (BBC2). Much of this work involves devising hidden camera stunts, or creating large-scale social experiments with thousands of participants.

Prof Wiseman has also gained a considerable reputation for his work with new media, including creating several clips for his YouTube channel. This channel has now received over 11 million views.