Richard’s YouTube videos have had over 500 million views and he is one of the most followed psychologists on Twitter.  The Independent On Sunday listed Richard in the top 100 people who make Britain a better place to live, and his work has made the front page of The Times, The Guardian, The New Scientist and The New Yorker.

Richard has created two highly successful YouTube Channels. His Quirkology channel contains quirky videos for curious minds and includes illusions, science stunts and bets you will always win.  These videos can be used in training seminars, talks and classes – to purchase a license, please click here.


Richard’s 59 seconds channel is based on his best-selling book, and explores psychological techniques that can be learnt in less than a minute, including fast track ways of improving your sleep, eating more healthily, and being lucky.

scotsFeature articles about Richard’s work have appeared in newspapers and magazines around the world, including The TimesThe New York Times, The Guardian, and The New Yorker. He also regularly appears on television and radio, including items on ABC’s 20/20, NBC’s Dateline, Channel 4’s Derren Brown Investigates…, BBC Radio 4’s The Today Programme, and Radio 4’s The Infinite Monkey Cage.  In addition, Richard presented BBC 2’s major psychology series The People Watchers and the History Channel’s Your Bleeped Up Brain.