Professor Richard Wiseman

Professor of the Public Understanding of Psychology

Professor Richard Wiseman has been described as ‘…the most interesting and innovative experimental psychologist in the world today’. He has written several bestselling popular psychology books (including The Luck Factor, Quirkology, and 59 Seconds), selling over 3 million copies worldwide.

Richard completed his PhD at the University of Edinburgh and currently holds Britain’s only Professorship in the Public Understanding of Psychology (University of Hertfordshire).

Richard was listed in the Independent On Sunday’s top 100 people who make Britain a better place to live, and he has delivered keynote addresses to organisations across the world, including The Swiss Economic Forum, Google and Amazon

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