Richard Wiseman
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Richard Wiseman

Richard Wiseman is Britain's only professor for the Public Understanding of Psychology and has an international reputation for his research into unusual areas including deception, luck, humour and the paranormal. He is the psychologist most frequently quoted by the British media and his research has been featured on over 150 television programmes in the UK. He is regularly heard on Radio 4 and feature articles about his work have appeared prominently throughout the national press.
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    • The Luck Factor

    • The Scientific Study of the Lucky Mind
    • By: Richard Wiseman
    • Narrated by: Peter Noble
    • Length: 6 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 98
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 82
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 82

    In this audiobook Wiseman identifies the four simple behavioural techniques that have been scientifically proven to help you attract good fortune....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Mostly common sense, but worth every penny

    • By Competition Rider on 12-09-16

    Regular price: $15.98

    • 59 Seconds

    • Think a Little, Change a Lot
    • By: Richard Wiseman
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Cowley
    • Length: 8 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 356
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 247
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 242

    A psychologist and best-selling author gives us a myth-busting response to the self-help movement, with tips and tricks to improve your life....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Wrong format for this book

    • By Paul on 08-29-11

    Regular price: $27.93

    • Night School

    • Wake Up to the Power of Sleep
    • By: Richard Wiseman
    • Narrated by: Peter Noble
    • Length: 8 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 122
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 107
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 107

    Almost a third of your whole life is spent asleep. Night School uncovers the scientific truth about the sleeping brain....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • One half of a very good book

    • By Julia on 04-03-14

    Regular price: $11.72

    • Quirkology

    • The Curious Science of Everyday Lives
    • By: Richard Wiseman
    • Narrated by: Peter Noble
    • Length: 8 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 38
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 34
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 33

    For over 20 years, psychologist Professor Richard Wiseman has examined the quirky science of everyday life....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Loved it!

    • By Liz Scully on 06-13-18

    Regular price: $15.98

    • The As If Principle

    • The Radically New Approach to Changing Your Life
    • By: Richard Wiseman
    • Narrated by: Ralph Lister
    • Length: 7 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 82
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 70
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 69

    Victorian philosopher William James had a theory about emotion and behavior: It isn’t that our feelings guide our actions (feel happy and you will laugh). On the contrary, it is our actions that guide our emotions....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Practical, Scientific, Witty

    • By Joshua on 01-22-13

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Rip It Up

    • By: Richard Wiseman
    • Narrated by: Peter Noble
    • Length: 7 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 11

    Drawing on a dazzling array of scientific evidence, psychologist Richard Wiseman presents a radical new insight that turns conventional self-help on its head....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Best self help book I've ever read.

    • By Darryl Morley on 07-18-17

    Regular price: $15.48

    • Paranormality

    • The Science of the Supernatural
    • By: Richard Wiseman
    • Narrated by: Peter Noble
    • Length: 7 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 33
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 32
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32

    Professor Richard Wiseman is clear about one thing: paranormal phenomena don't exist....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • great insight into what one believes is paranormal

    • By Ony on 07-10-16

    Regular price: $15.98

    • 59 Seconds: Motivation

    • By: Richard Wiseman
    • Narrated by: Richard Wiseman
    • Length: 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 6

    Overcoming procrastination, how to achieve absolutely anything by creating the perfect plan, the dark side of visualization and employing doublethink....

    Regular price: $5.32

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