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    • Professor Stephen Reicher and Dr Kevin Corti

    • By: Richard Wiseman
    • Narrated by: Richard Wiseman, Stanley Milgram
    • Length: 22 mins
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    Richard Wiseman presents a special episode exploring the work of world-famous psychologist Stanley Milgram, including interviews with Thomas Blass on his electric shock studies and Kevin Corti on work turning humans into robots.

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    • 59 Seconds: Persuasion

    • By: Richard Wiseman
    • Narrated by: Richard Wiseman
    • Length: 54 mins
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    How to give the perfect interview, never lose your wallet again, how to convince anyone of anything by using your pet frog and why rewards fail. Most people would like to be more motivated. For years, gurus and ‘life coaches’ have urged people to improve their lives by changing the way they think and behave, but scientific research has revealed that many of their techniques, from visualization to self-affirmation, are ineffective.

    Regular price: $5.15

    • 59 Seconds: Motivation

    • By: Richard Wiseman
    • Narrated by: Richard Wiseman
    • Length: 44 mins
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    Overcoming procrastination, how to achieve absolutely anything by creating the perfect plan, the dark side of visualization and employing doublethink. Most people would like to be more motivated. For years, gurus and ‘life coaches’ have urged people to improve their lives by changing the way they think and behave, but scientific research has revealed that many of their techniques, from visualization to self-affirmation, are ineffective.

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    • 59 Seconds: Decision-Making

    • By: Richard Wiseman
    • Narrated by: Richard Wiseman
    • Length: 52 mins
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    Why two heads are no better than one, how never to regret a decision again, protect yourself against hidden persuaders, and tell when someone is lying to you. Most people would like to be more decisive. For years, gurus and ‘life coaches’ have urged people to improve their lives by changing the way they think and behave, but scientific research has revealed that many of their techniques, including group brainstorming, are ineffective.

    Regular price: $5.15

    • Sam Gosling

    • By: Richard Wiseman
    • Narrated by: Richard Wiseman, Sam Gosling
    • Length: 17 mins
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    Richard Wiseman chats with personality expert Sam Gosling about whether your personality is due to your genes or your upbringing and what your living space says about the real you.

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    • Professor Adrian Owen

    • By: Richard Wiseman
    • Narrated by: Richard Wiseman, Professor Adrian Owen
    • Length: 20 mins
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    Richard Wiseman chats with neuroscientist Professor Adrian Owen about the Captain Fearless magic show, his pioneering work on communicating with people in a vegetative state and his recent meeting with the Deli Lama.

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    • Professor Sophie Scott

    • By: Richard Wiseman
    • Narrated by: Richard Wiseman, Professor Sophie Scott
    • Length: 17 mins
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    Richard Wiseman chats with neuroscientist Professor Sophie Scott about the psychology of laughter, her work as a stand-up comedian and how to spot a fake laugh.

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    • Professor Karen Pine

    • By: Richard Wiseman
    • Narrated by: Richard Wiseman, Professor Karen Pine
    • Length: 19 mins
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    Richard Wiseman chats with psychologist Professor Karen Pine about the psychology of spending, a new approach to dieting and the importance of behavioural flexibility.

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    • Katie Tapper

    • By: Richard Wiseman
    • Narrated by: Richard Wiseman, Katie Tapper
    • Length: 15 mins
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    Richard Wiseman chats with health psychologist Katie Tapper about dieting and healthy eating, focusing on mindfulness, goal setting and social support.

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    • Brad Bushman

    • By: Richard Wiseman
    • Narrated by: Richard Wiseman, Brad Bushman
    • Length: 18 mins
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    Richard Wiseman chats with psychologist Brad Bushman about his research examining how a mirror can help you lose weight, the effects of playing violent video games and the best ways of avoiding anger.

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    • Sally Farley

    • By: Richard Wiseman
    • Narrated by: Richard Wiseman, Sally Farley
    • Length: 16 mins
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    Richard Wiseman chats with social psychologist Sally Farley about her work with the psychology of attraction, focusing on the roles played by mimicry, voice pitch, humour and gossiping.

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    • Ron Friedman

    • By: Richard Wiseman
    • Narrated by: Richard Wiseman, Ron Friedman
    • Length: 17 mins
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    Richard Wiseman chats with organisational psychologist Ron Friedman about how to get the most out of your job, the ups and downs of hot desking and whether organisations should encourage their employees to fall asleep.

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    • Dan Simons

    • By: Richard Wiseman
    • Narrated by: Richard Wiseman, Dan Simons
    • Length: 16 mins
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    Richard Wiseman chats with perceptual psychologist Dan Simons about the origins of his world-famous 'gorilla' demonstration, the psychology of ghosts, and how you aren't seeing what's in front of your eyes.

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    • Dr Stuart Ritchie

    • By: Richard Wiseman
    • Narrated by: Richard Wiseman, Dr Stuart Ritchie
    • Length: 18 mins
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    Richard Wiseman chats with Dr Stuart Ritchie, author of Intelligence: All That Matters, about whether the world is getting smarter and if brain training is good for you.

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    • Robert Levine

    • By: Richard Wiseman
    • Narrated by: Richard Wiseman, Robert Levine
    • Length: 15 mins
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    Richard Wiseman chats with social psychologist Robert Levine about his work measuring the pace of life around the world and how the speed of life affects your health, wealth and happiness.

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    • Dr Caroline Watt

    • By: Richard Wiseman
    • Narrated by: Richard Wiseman, Dr Caroline Watt
    • Length: 17 mins
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    Richard Wiseman chats with parapsychologist Dr Caroline Watt about the history of extrasensory perception experiments, how to test for psychic abilities and the weight of the human soul.

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    • Kimberly Wade

    • By: Richard Wiseman
    • Narrated by: Richard Wiseman, Kimberly Wade
    • Length: 18 mins
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    Richard Wiseman chats with memory expert Kimberly Wade about her work exploring false memory, forensic psychology and how you can be made to remember something that never happened.

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    • Adam Paza

    • By: Richard Wiseman
    • Narrated by: Richard Wiseman, Adam Paza
    • Length: 14 mins
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    Richard Wiseman chats with social psychologist Adam Paza about how the colour red can increase your chances of finding your perfect partner, doing well at sport and boosting your brain power.

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    • Professor Steven Watts

    • By: Richard Wiseman
    • Narrated by: Richard Wiseman, Professor Steven Watts
    • Length: 16 mins
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    Richard Wiseman chats with historian Professor Steven Watts about the life and work of Dale Carnegie, including the impact that How to Win Friends and Influence People has had on the modern-day self-help movement.

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    • Penny Lewis

    • By: Richard Wiseman
    • Narrated by: Richard Wiseman, Penny Lewis
    • Length: 17 mins
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    Richard Wiseman chats with sleep scientist Penny Lewis about what happens in your brain every night of your life, how to learn while you are sound asleep and the latest cutting-edge research into sleep engineering.

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