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Richard Wiseman (1)

This page covers the author of 59 Seconds: Think a Little, Change a Lot.

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Richard Wiseman, based at the University of Hertfordshire in the United Kingdom, is Britain's only professor for the Public Understanding of Psychology and has an international reputation for his research in unusual areas, including deception, luck, humor and the paranormal. A passionate advocate for science, Wiseman is well-known for his media appearances, high-profile talks, live demonstrations, and mass-participation studies. Wiseman also regularly acts as a creative consultant for print, broadcast, and new media. He is the psychologist most frequently quoted by the British media, and his research has been featured in more than one hundred fifty television programs in the United Kingdom. [adapted from 59 Seconds (2009)]

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