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Librarian Note: There is more than one author in the GoodReads database with this name. Professor Richard Wiseman started his working life as a professional magician, and was one of the youngest members of The Magic Circle. He then obtained a degree in psychology from University College London and a doctorate from the University of Edinburgh.Richard currently holds Britain’s only Professorship in the Public Understanding of Psychology at the University of Hertfordshire, where he has gained an international reputation for research into psychology of luck, self-help, persuasion, and illusion. He has published over 50 papers in leading peer reviewed academic journals (including Nature and Psychological Bulletin), and his work has been cited in over 20 introductory textbooks.A passionate advocate for science, his best-selling books have been translated into over 30 languages and he has presented keynote addresses at several organisations, including Microsoft, The Royal Society, Caltech, and Google.Richard is the most followed British psychologist on Twitter, and has created viral videos that have received over 40 million views. Over 2 million people have taken part in his mass participation experiments and he has acted as a creative consultant to Derren Brown, The MythBusters, CBS’s The Mentalist, and Heston Blumenthal, Nick Cave, and the West End play ‘Ghost Stories’.Richard is a Member of the Inner Magic Circle, an Honorary Fellow of the British Science Association, and a Fellow of the Rationalist Association. He is one of the most frequently quoted psychologists in the British media and was recently listed in the Independent On Sunday’s top 100 people who make Britain a better place to live.He likes sushi, is fond of dogs, and finds Arrested Development very funny.
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Why we see what isn't there
Richard Wiseman - 2011-07-01 (first published in 2010)
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Embark on a wild ghost chase into the science of the supernatural with this book. Research into telepathy, fortune-telling and out-of-body experiences produces remarkable insights into our brains, behavior and beliefs. Learn how to control your dreams, convince complete strangers that you know all about them and unleash the power of your unconscious mind. Get ready to discover the real secrets of the paranormal while exploring the impossible.
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Por que Vemos o que Nao Existe?
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Por que relatos sobre experiências fora do corpo, objetos não identificados, premonições, mesas que respondem perguntas, animais falantes, atribuições de significados espalhafatosos para sonhos, teorias da conspiração e seitas secretas são tão envolventes e aguçam tanto nossa imaginação? Qual fascínio o sobrenatural exerce sobre nossas vidas a pont...
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Petit traité de bizarrologie (Vie Quotidienne)
Richard Wiseman - 2014-05-28
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Quelle est la blague la plus drôle du monde ? Comment un surnom influence-t-il notre vie ? Que dit notre date de naissance sur notre capacité à être heureux ? Peut-on prédire le tirage du Loto ?... Richard Wiseman a passé sa vie à étudier scientifiquement les comportements humains bizarroïdes. Ce livre stimulant rend compte avec humour des études l...
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Caroline Watt - 2005-06-22
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Skeptics and believers alike will find support for their positions in this collection of journal articles reviewing studies of parapsychology. Selected to illustrate the range of topics investigated in the field of parapsychology, the articles examine the methodologies used in experiments to assess psychic abilities. The authors present various int...
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Todo lo que hace (o puede hacer) tu mente mientras duermes (NO FICCIÓN) (Spanish Edition)
Richard Wiseman - 2017-07-13
Dreams Meaning in Science A dream is a progression of pictures, thoughts, feelings, and impressions that for the most part happen automatically in the brain amid specific phases of sleep. The substance and motivation behind dreams are not completely seen, however they have been a point of logical theory, and in addition a subject of philosophical a...
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So werden aus schlechten Schläfern gute Schläfer und aus guten Schläfern Superschläfer
Richard Wiseman - 2015-09-24
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What Landing a Man on the Moon Teaches Us About Collaboration, Creativity, and the Mind-set for Success
Professor Richard Wiseman - 2019-06-11
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Discover the powerful life lessons behind humanity's greatest achievement - the Apollo 11 moon landing - in this unique and inspiring guide by renowned psychologist Richard Wiseman. Through interviews with surviving members of the mission-control team, Wiseman delivers eight key lessons on teamwork, leadership, creativity, and more, each one a vital part of the mindset for success. Filled with never-before-told stories and fresh insights, Moonshot sheds new light on the science of success and empowers readers to achieve the impossible in work and in life.
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David Copperfield's History of Magic
David Copperfield, Richard Wiseman, David Britland - 2021-10-26
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Explore the world of magic through the eyes of the world's greatest and most successful magician in David Copperfield's History of Magic. Discover the audacious and inventive practitioners who have shaped this unique art form, and delve into the most famous artifacts housed at Copperfield's secret museum. Journey through the fascinating lives of 28 of the world's most groundbreaking magicians, from the 16th century to modern times. These outsiders transformed popular culture, mastered the human mind, and embraced new technologies to take magic to new heights. Stunning photographs of these incredible artifacts, never before seen by the public, punctuate this illuminating exploration into the power of magic.
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Night School
Wake up to the power of sleep
Richard Wiseman - 2014-03-27 (first published in 2013)
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Discover the secrets of the sleeping brain with Night School - a fascinating read that unveils the scientific truth about the benefits of sleep. Learn how to unlock the creative power of short naps, why nightmares can be good for you, and how to banish jet-lag, night terrors, and snoring. Based on peer-reviewed research and dream reports, Night School presents powerful tips on how to transform your waking life by maximizing those "dead" hours in the dark. Filled with entertaining insights and expert advice, this book will teach you how to get the best night's sleep of your life. Welcome to Night School.
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59 Seconds
Richard Wiseman - 2010-01-01
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Quirkology by Richard Wiseman
The As If Principle by Richard Wiseman
Quirkologie by Richard Wiseman
The Little Book of Luck by Richard Wiseman
Guidelines for Testing Psychic Claimants by Richard Wiseman, Robert L. Morris
Magic in Theory by Peter Lamont, Professor Richard Wiseman
Midnight Colouring by Kate Larsen
Did You Spot The Gorilla? by Richad Wiseman
Deception & Self-Deception by Richard Wiseman
101 Bets You Will Always Win by Richard Wiseman
Tarot definitions For Relationships by Richard Wiseman
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Ask The Cards by Richard Wiseman
Guidelines for Extrasensory Perception Research by Julie Milton, Professor Richard Wiseman
Unyielding Circumstances of Chronicles Undefined by Dr Octavia Kincy-Moten
How To Be A Real Human by Richard Wiseman
My Night Before Christmas by Richard Wiseman
Eight Chirurgical Treatises, on These Following Heads by Richard Wiseman