How We Discover the Big Truths in Small Things
By (author) Professor Richard Wiseman
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Quirkology by Professor Richard Wiseman
Book DescriptionFor over twenty years, psychologist Richard Wiseman has examined the quirky science of everyday life. In Quirkology, he navigates the oddities of human behavior, explaining the tell-tale signs that give away a liar, the secret science behind speed-dating and personal ads, and what a person's sense of humor reveals about the innermost workings of his or her mind--all along paying tribute to others who have carried out similarly weird and wonderful work. Wiseman's research has involved secretly observing people as they go about their daily business, conducting unusual experiments in art exhibitions and music concerts, and even staging fake seances in allegedly haunted buildings. With thousands of research subjects from all over the world, including enamored couples, unwitting pedestrians, and guileless dinner guests, Wiseman presents a fun, clever, and unexpected picture of the human mind.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780465010233
(204mm x 135mm x 24mm)
Imprint: Basic Books
Publisher: The Perseus Books Group
Publish Date: 9-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Professor Richard Wiseman
Paranormality, Paperback (October 2012)
Bestselling psychologist Richard Wiseman unravels the science behind our beliefs in telepathy, clairvoyants, mediums, ghosts, and more...
Did You Spot the Gorilla?, Paperback (August 2004)
In a recent series of ground-breaking psychological experiments, volunteers were shown a 30-second film of some people playing basketball and told to count the number of passes made with the ball. After just a few seconds, a man dressed as a gorilla slowly walked into frame, beat his chest at the camera, and sauntered off.
Luck Factor, Paperback (January 2004)» View all books by Professor Richard Wiseman
Why do some people lead happy successful lives whilst others face repeated failure and sadness? Why do some find their perfect partner whilst others stagger from one broken relationship to the next? The author identifies four main factors which explained living a lucky and unlucky life.
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Author Biography - Professor Richard Wiseman
Richard Wiseman, Ph.D., is Professor of Public Understanding of Psychology at the University of Hertfordshire. He is also a practicing magician and was one of the youngest members of The Magic Circle. Wiseman has published over forty papers in academic journals, and gained an international reputation for research into unusual areas of psychology, including deception, luck, and the paranormal. He is the author of eight books, including The Luck Factor, which has been sold in twenty-five countries. He lives in London, England.
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