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Richard Wiseman



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The Twilight Zone and Quirkology!richie6789

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 13:33:56 +0000

Two quick pieces of news. First, I am delighted to say that I am the magic consultant on the new stage version of The Twilight Zone, which will begin life in London in December. Details here. Second, I have just created a new Quirkology video. It is called The Magic Cards – see if you […](image)


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Walter Scott Seances – Tickets on sale now!richie6789sellSignet-Library-Edinburgh

Mon, 19 Jun 2017 19:17:17 +0000

The next preview performances of The Walter Scott Seance will take place on Sunday 2nd July and Sunday 16th July at 1.30pm and 3.00 pm each day. Tickets are available now, but hurry because the last shows sold out in 10 minutes. This is a fun history, mystery and magic show that takes place in […](image)


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On the direction of brainsrichie6789

Tue, 30 May 2017 21:18:15 +0000

A few months ago I was chatting with my old pal, and top neuroscientist, Adrian Owen.  Adrian and I went to University together many years ago. I don’t want to say how long ago it was, but suffice to say that Charles Darwin was Head of Department. Anyway, I digress. Adrian and I were chatting […](image)


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The Walter Scott Seance – Tickets available now!richie6789sellSignet-Library-Edinburgh

Thu, 18 May 2017 17:58:02 +0000

Tickets for the preview shows of The Walter Scott Seance are available now. But hurry, there are only a small number of seats for each show. This is a fun history, mystery and magic show that takes place in Edinburgh’s gorgeous Signet Library. Guests are shown to a secret chamber that’s rarely open to the […](image)


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The Walter Scott Seancerichie6789

Tue, 16 May 2017 21:25:56 +0000

Hi there! Just a quick note to say that I will be previewing a new Edinburgh attraction in June! It’s called The Walter Scott Seance, and will take place at the historic and gorgeous Signet Library in the heart of Edinburgh’s Old Town. For each performance a small number of guests will be invited to The Signet Library […](image)


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How to improve your sleeprichie6789

Tue, 09 May 2017 21:37:18 +0000

I recently gave a Funzing talk on how to improve your sleep. A few attendees asked for a summary and so here are 10 main points.  I discuss all of this in depth in Night School, and will be giving another Funzing talk on the topic in London in June. Avoid the blues: When your eyes […](image)


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The Mysterious Glassrichie6789

Sun, 30 Apr 2017 19:16:09 +0000

We have just released a new quirkology video! Hope that you like it – it was two days in the making, and all for just 60 seconds of footage.(image)


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London Talksrichie6789speaking3

Fri, 31 Mar 2017 12:21:38 +0000

I have teamed up with Funzing and am doing London two talks, one about magic and the other about sleep. Just for today you can get a 22% discount using the code ’22funzingagain’ (limited availability) Here are the details…. Magic and illusion: Step backstage and discover the secret science of sorcery. Learn the hitherto hidden psychology […](image)


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Speed Readingrichie6789

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 10:34:17 +0000

We have just made a new Quirkology video! I have long been fascinated by the research into Rapid Serial Visual Presentation, and so thought I would make an ultra-short video to celebrate the work. Hope you enjoy it!(image)


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New project: The science of nappingrichie6789napping2

Fri, 17 Mar 2017 10:50:15 +0000

Today is World Sleep Day and I have just launched a new survey into the science of napping! It would be great if you could take part and it only takes 5 minutes. All you need to do is click here. Many thanks, and the results will be reported at the Edinburgh Science Festival in […](image)


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