Richard Wiseman

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Name: Richard Wiseman
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Gullibility is always with us

A FEW years ago I watched a series of ‘specials’ on Channel 4 starring psychological illusionist Derren Brown.The particular shows I have in mind were a lot less showbiz than his usual work and took place in America where, certainly at the time, his remarkable ... [Published Crewe & Nantwich Guardian - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

5 Habits of Exceptionally Charismatic People | Vanessa Van Edwards

ONOKY - Eric Audras via Can we bust a myth right now?A common misconception is that highly charismatic people are perfect. That their charisma comes from their superior, skills, income or looks. But this is not the case at all.Being charismatic is about ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 19 2014]
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First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Self help: forget positive thinking, try positive action

For years self-help gurus have preached the same simple mantra: if you want to improve your life then you need to change how you think. Force yourself to have positive thoughts and you will become happier. Visualise your dream self and you will enjoy ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Sep 18 2014]
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First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

5 clichés that are true and backed up by science

MANILA, Philippines — Clichés may be overrated, but these phrases save you from that awkward moment when you just cannot verbalize what you really wanted to say.Clichés are always there whenever we want to make an excuse. Take for example when you just ... [Published Philippine Star - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Are You Good At Reading People? Here's How To Spot A Fake Smile

How could a smile be so deceiving? Well apparently it can, according to this new video from In59Seconds .The video, which shows how to sniff out a fake smile tests your ability to spot a facial expression that isn't so real - and we don't mean to brag, ... [Published Huffington Post UK - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

What Are 5 Books That Can Change Your Life?

I recently posted about five of my must-read books . Here are a few more that have really made a difference in my life: 1) 59 Seconds: Change Your Life in Under a Minute What is it? If you like this blog, you’ll love this book. Richard Wiseman ... [Published TIME.com - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Expensive wine and cheap plonk taste the same to most people

People fool themselves into thinking expensive wines taste better than cheap ones, says psychologist Richard Wiseman. Photograph: Graham Turner/Guardian An expensive wine may well have a full body, a delicate nose and good legs, but the odds are your ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 2 reports

The Sleep Deprivation Epidemic

An epidemic of sleep deprivation is sweeping Britain and could hit other countries too. Some 32 per cent of Britons got less than the seven hours a night minimum that adults need over the previous six months, according to a YouGov survey in 2011. “That ... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

You'll Never Be Lied To Again With These 7 Magic Words

Do you ever get that feeling someone is lying to you? Well, you're more likely to be right depending on the method of communication you're using with them.The good news is that you may also be able to to stop it from happening further employing a clever ... [Published Huffington Post - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 2 reports

How to Improve Your Luck

Via The Compass of Pleasure: How Our Brains Make Fatty Foods, Orgasm, Exercise, Marijuana, Generosity, Vodka, Learning, and Gambling Feel So Good:Nonetheless, many studies have shown that gamblers will bet more and continue gambling longer if they do ... [Published Time - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 2 reports

13 Things You Probably Don’t Know About Laughing

Glenn Glasser—Glenn GlasserThis post originally appeared on RealSimple.com .1. Contrary to popular belief, the number one catalyst for laughter isn’t a joke: It’s interacting with another person.2. That’s because the modern-day ha-ha! probably evolved ... [Published Time - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 2 reports

SWEET SLUMBER

Psychologist Richard Wiseman first became interested in the science of sleep when he began to experience night terrors over the course of two months. Once a week, he met with the devil in his bedroom, and so resolved to speak with sleep experts about ... [Published The Gulf Today - Aug 22 2014]

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Gullibility is always with us [Published Crewe & Nantwich Guardian - Sep 19 2014]
5 Habits of Exceptionally Charismatic People | ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 19 2014]
5 Habits of Exceptionally Charismatic People [Published Huffington Post - Sep 18 2014]
The 50 Most Influential Scientific Thinkers You... [Published CEOWorld Magazine - Sep 18 2014]
Self help: forget positive thinking, try positi... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Sep 18 2014]
The world's funniest joke - its implications fo... [Published Biz Community - Sep 15 2014]
5 clichés that are true and backed up by science [Published Philippine Star - Sep 13 2014]
Are You Good At Reading People? Here's How To S... [Published Huffington Post UK - Sep 12 2014]
What Are 5 Books That Can Change Your Life? [Published TIME.com - Sep 12 2014]
Expensive wine and cheap plonk taste the same t... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Sep 11 2014]
The Sleep Deprivation Epidemic [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Sep 10 2014]
The Sleep Deprivation Epidemic [Published Forbes.com - Sep 10 2014]
Is Expensive Wine Better? [Published WineMaker - Sep 10 2014]
You'll Never Be Lied To Again With These 7 Magi... [Published Huffington Post - Sep 05 2014]
365 Ways to Attract Good Luck [Published Llewellyn Journal - Sep 04 2014]
MANAGEMENT: Foster innovation in your business [Published Finweek - Sep 03 2014]
Couples who sleep naked together have a happier... [Published Stylist Magazine - Sep 03 2014]
The Unpersuadables [Published Science-Based Medicine - Sep 02 2014]
University of Lincoln academic follows in foots... [Published Lincolnshire Echo - Sep 01 2014]
How to Improve Your Luck [Published Time - Sep 01 2014]
How to Improve Your Luck [Published TIME.com - Sep 01 2014]
6 Rules That Should Be Guiding Your Career [Published TIME.com - Aug 28 2014]
Ability to Sense When Someone’s Staring at You ... [Published Epoch Times - Aug 27 2014]
British Airways launches 'Paws and Relax' chann... [Published Examiner.com - Aug 27 2014]
13 Things You Probably Don’t Know About Laughing [Published Time - Aug 26 2014]
13 Things You Probably Don’t Know About Laughing [Published TIME.com - Aug 26 2014]
SWEET SLUMBER [Published The Gulf Today - Aug 22 2014]
40 winks or more [Published The Gulf Today - Aug 22 2014]
No place to call home for local teachers [Published The Area News - Aug 21 2014]
British Airways: We'll relax you with kitten vi... [Published TravelWeekly.com - Aug 18 2014]
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What Are 5 Books That Can Change Your Life? [Published TIME.com - Sep 12 2014]
I recently posted about five of my must-read books . Here are a few more that have really made a difference in my life: 1) 59 Seconds: Change Your Life in Under a Minute What is it? If you like this blog, you’ll love this book. Richard Wiseman ...
The Unpersuadables [Published Science-Based Medicine - Sep 02 2014]
We would like to believe people are rational. We would like to believe that if they have formed a false belief based on inaccurate information and poor reasoning, they will change that belief when they are provided with accurate information and better ...
How to Improve Your Luck [Published TIME.com - Sep 01 2014]
Like it or not, we’re all a little superstitious. Fundamentally, your brain doesn’t like or want to believe in randomness. It always believes you have some control, even when you don’t. For instance, craps players throw dice less forcefully when ...
6 Rules That Should Be Guiding Your Career [Published TIME.com - Aug 28 2014]
Daniel Pink’s The Adventures of Johnny Bunko: The Last Career Guide You’ll Ever Need conveys a number of principles about the world of work that everyone should take note of. Why? Though Pink doesn’t bog the story down with academic research, all ...
13 Things You Probably Don’t Know About Laughing [Published TIME.com - Aug 26 2014]
This post originally appeared on RealSimple.com . 1. Contrary to popular belief, the number one catalyst for laughter isn’t a joke: It’s interacting with another person. 2. That’s because the modern-day ha-ha! probably evolved as a form of communication. ...
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