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Professor Richard Wiseman has published over 100 academic papers examining the psychology of magic, illusion, deception, luck and self-development. He has written popular psychology books (including The Luck Factor and 59 Seconds) that have sold over 3 million copies, and his YouTube videos have attracted over 600 million views. He regularly gives keynote talks to a wide range of organisations, is one of the most followed psychologists on Twitter, and the Independent On Sunday chose him as one of the top 100 people who make Britain a better place to live. A Member of the Inner Magic Circle, Richard acts as a creative consultant on several stage and television projects, including work with Penn and Teller, and Derren Brown. Richard has been described by a Scientific American columnist as ‘…one of the most interesting and innovative experimental psychologists in the world’ and by Elizabeth Loftus (Past President, Association for Psychological Science) as ‘one of the world’s most creative psychologists.’
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