Richard has presented keynote addresses to organisations around the world, including Google, Amazon, The Swiss Economic Forum and The Royal Society. He has also conducted many celebrity interviews, including Richard Dawkins, Ricky Gervais, Derren Brown, Armando Iannucci, Alan Davies and Ian Rankin.
Richard is currently giving the following talks:
THE LUCK FACTOR
Why do some people lead happy successful lives whilst others face repeated failure? Why are some people always in the right place at the right time, while others are always unlucky? For many years psychologist Professor Richard Wiseman has worked with some of the world’s luckiest and unluckiest people to answer these fascinating questions. Find out how ‘The Luck Factor’ can change everything for individuals and organisations.
Magicians appear to make solid objects vanish into thin air, defy the laws of gravity and predict the future. Psychologist and Member of the Inner Magic Circle Professor Richard Wiseman invites you to step backstage and discover the secret science of sorcery. Learn the hitherto hidden psychology employed by some of the world’s greatest illusionists, how to detect lies, and discover why the hand is rarely quicker than the eye.
Psychologist Professor Richard Wiseman is on a mission to put the world to sleep. He has explored the new science of sleep and dreaming, examined the power of napping, and assembled the world’s largest archive of dream reports. Join Wiseman as he delves deep into the sleeping mind, reveals how you can get the perfect night’s sleep, decodes your dreams, and shows how you can improve your life without moving a muscle.
SHOOT FOR THE MOON
Professor Richard Wiseman presents a pioneering study of the mindset that took humanity to the Moon. Combining personal interviews with cutting-edge psychology, Wiseman embarks on the ultimate voyage through inner space. He identifies the key principles that make up the Apollo Mindset and describes practical techniques that you can use to incorporate these winning principles into both your life.
THE PSYCHOLOGY OF LYING AND DECEPTION
Why do some people lie and deceive? Is it possible to employ technology to help catch a liar? Why are most people very poor lie detectors, and can anything be done to improve their skills? Professor Richard Wiseman presents an insight into the psychology of deceit, and how science can help distinguish truth from fiction.