Weird Stuff: The Inside Story

A session at Skeptics on the Fringe 2013

Saturday 24th August, 2013

3:30pm to 4:30pm (GMT)

Psychologist and author Richard Wiseman chats about the impossible, the improbable, and how to achieve the unlikely.

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 first class honours degree in Psychology from University College London and a doctorate from Edinburgh University. For the past ten years he has carried out research into a range of unusual psychological phenomena, and communicated the methods and results of this work to the public.


Deception: including the psychology of conjuring and behavioural correlates of lying.
Parapsychology: The skeptical examination of evidence supporting the alleged existence of, and belief in, paranormal phenomena.
Luck: The psychological examination of individuals who consider themselves exceptionally lucky and unlucky.
The public understanding of psychology.
Videos - http://www.youtube.com/user/Quir...

Blog: http://richardwiseman.wordpress....

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Richard Wiseman

Psychologist and author of several books including "Rip It Up" and "59 Seconds"

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Time 3:30pm4:30pm GMT

Date Sat 24th August 2013

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  • Guidelines for Testing Psychic Claimants
  • Night School
  • The As If Principle

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