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Below is a list of Prof Richard Wiseman’s conference papers.

2005
Schlitz, M., Wiseman, R., Radin, D., & Watt, C.. (2005). Of two minds: Skeptic-proponent collaboration within parapsychology. Proceedings of the 48th Annual Convention of the Parapsychological Association. USA. 171-177.

Watt, C., Schlitz, M., Wiseman, R. & Radin, D. (2005). Experimenter differences in a
remote staring study. Proceedings of the 48th Annual Convention of the Parapsychological Association. USA. 256-260.

2004
O'Keeffe, C. & Wiseman, R. (2004). Testing alleged mediumship: Methods and results. Proceedings of the 47th Annual Convention of the Parapsychological Association. Vienna. 299-311.

Wiseman R. & Greening, E. (2004). 'Its still bending': Verbal suggestion and alleged psychokinetic metal bending. Proceedings of the 47th Annual Convention of the Parapsychological Association. Vienna. 279-289.

Wiseman, R. & Watt, C. (2004). Measuring superstitious belief: Why lucky charms matter. Proceedings of the 47th Annual Convention of the Parapsychological Association. Vienna. 291-298.

2002
Watt, C., and Wiseman, R. (2002). Belief in the Paranormal, Cognitive Ability and Extrasensory Perception: The Role of Experimenter Effects. Proceedings of the 45th Annual Convention of the Parapsychological Association. Paris. 333-345.

2001
Wiseman, R., Watt, C., Greening, E., Stevens, P., and O'Keeffe, C. (2001). An investigation into the alleged haunting of Hampton Court Palace: Psychological variables and magnetic fields. Proceedings of the 44th Annual Convention of the Parapsychological Association. USA. 393-407.

Wiseman, R. and Greening, E. (2001). The Mind Machine. Proceedings of the 44th Annual Convention of the Parapsychological Association. USA. 377-392.

1999
Lamont, P. & Wiseman, R. (1999). The rise and fall of the Indian Rope Trick. . Proceedings of the 42nd Annual Convention of the Parapsychological Association. USA, 270-281.

Wiseman, R. & Schlitz, M. (1999). Replication of experimenter effect and the remote detection of staring. Proceedings of the 42nd Annual Convention of the Parapsychological Association. USA, 147-153.

1997
Wiseman, R., Smith, M.D. & Seager, P. (1997). Eyewitness testimony for seance phenomena. Proceedings of the 40th Annual Convention of the Parapsychological Association. 508-515.

Smith, M.D., Wiseman, R., & Harris, P. (1997). Perceived luckiness and the UK National Lottery. Proceedings of the 40th Annual Convention of the Parapsychological Association. UK, 387-398.

Lamont, P & Wiseman, R. (1997). Understanding Misdirection: the pseudo-psychic's invisible assistant. Proceedings of the 40th Annual Convention of the Parapsychological Association. UK, 172-183.

Wiseman, R. & Milton, J. (1997). Experiment One of the SAIC Remote Viewing Program: A critical re-evaluation. Proceedings of the 40th Annual Convention of the Parapsychological Association. UK, 493-507.

Milton, J. & Wiseman, R. (1997). Ganzfeld at the crossroads: A meta-analysis of the new generation of studies. Proceedings of the 40th Annual Convention of the Parapsychological Association.UK, 267-282.

Milton, J. & Wiseman, R. (1997). An unbiased method for trial to trial sampling of deterministic randomness sources for ESP experiments. Proceedings of the 40th Annual Convention of the Parapsychological Association. UK, 263-266.

1996
Wiseman, R. & Smith, M.D. (1996). Can pets detect when their owners are returning home? An experimental test of the 'psychic' pet phenomenon. Proceedings of the 39th Parapsychological Convention, USA, 35-44.

Wiseman, R. & Schlitz, M. (1996). Experimenter effects and the remote detection of staring. Proceedings of the 39th Parapsychological Convention, USA, 149-158.

Smith, M.D., Wiseman, R., Machin, D. & Harris, P. (1996). Luckiness, competition and performance on a psi task. Proceedings of the 39th Parapsychological Convention, USA, 187-196.

1995
Smith, M., Wiseman, R., Harris, P., & Joiner, R. (1995). On being lucky. The formation, maintenance and consequences of perceived luckiness. Proceedings of the 38th Parapsychological Association Convention., USA, 454-460.

Wiseman, R., West, D., & Stemman, R. (1995). An experimental test of psychic detection. Proceedings of the 38th Parapsychological Association Convention., USA, 491-503.

Wiseman, R., Smith, M., Freedman, D., Wasserman, T., & Hurst, C. (1995). Two further experiments concerning the remote detection of an unseen gaze. Proceedings of the 38th Parapsychological Association Convention., USA, 480-490.

1994
Wiseman, R. & Smith, M. D. (1994). Sheep/goat differences: Evidence for cognitive or motivational biases? In Bierman, D. J. (Ed.) Proceedings of Presented Papers, The Parapsychological Association 37th Annual Convention, Holland, 455-464.

Wiseman, R. & Smith, M. D. (1994). A further look at the detection of unseen gaze. In Bierman, D. J. (Ed.) Proceedings of Presented Papers, The Parapsychological Association 37th Annual Convention, Holland, 465-478.

Wiseman, R., Smith, M. D., & Kornbrot, D. (1994). Assessing possible sender-to-experimenter acoustic leakage in the PRL autoganzfeld. In Bierman, D. J. (Ed.) Proceedings of Presented Papers, The Parapsychological Association 37th Annual Convention, Holland,439-454.

Haraldsson, E. & Wiseman, R. (1994). Investigating macro-PK in India. In Bierman, D. J. (Ed.) Proceedings of Presented Papers, The Parapsychological Association 37th Annual Convention, Holland, 147-160.

Dalton, K. S., Morris, R. L., Delanoy, D. L., Radin, D., Taylor, R. & Wiseman, R. (1994). Security measures in an automated ganzfeld system. In Bierman, D. J. (Ed.) Proceedings of Presented Papers, The Parapsychological Association 37th Annual Convention, The Netherlands. 114-123.

1993
Wiseman, R., Harris, P. & Middleton, W. (1993). Luckiness and psi: An initial study. Proceedings of the 36th Parapsychological Association Convention, Canada. 441-455.

Wiseman, R., & Morris, R. L. (1993). Modelling The Stratagems of Psychic Fraud. Proceedings of the 36th Parapsychological Association Convention, Canada. 390-403.

Delanoy, D., Morris, R., Watt, C. & Wiseman, R. (1993). A new method for Free-Response ESP testing. Proceedings of the 36th Parapsychological Association Convention, Canada. 204-221.

1992
Wiseman, R. & Morris, R.L. (1992). Methodological recommendations derived from the 'Feilding Report'. Proceedings of the 35th Parapsychological Association Convention, USA. 239-250.

Wiseman, R., Beloff, J., & Morris, R. L. (1992). Testing the ESP claims of SORRAT. Proceedings of the 35th Parapsychological Association Convention, USA. 182-193.

1991
Wiseman, R. (1991). Differential recall of a pseudo-psychic demonstration as a function of belief in the paranormal. Proceedings of the 34th Parapsychological Association Convention, Germany. 412-428.