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I just bought these little vintage playing cards on pegs. Anyone have any idea what they are for ?
This show is superb. If it comes your way, make sure you go see! twitter.com/scotsuktheatre…
A data bank for the nation's dreams and visions… @RichardWiseman reviews 'The Premonitions Bureau', from @samknightwrites; plus a brief extract. thepsychologist.bps.org.uk/data-bank-nati… @FaberBooks
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I didn’t find this especially reassuring.
Magicians! Fun and surprises await. See you there. twitter.com/londonmagiccon…
Do you know the best ways of cutting your carbon footprint? The results of a new survey suggest not! Thanks to everyone who took part. richardwiseman.wordpress.com/2022/04/26/the…
Magicians - come along to this. Fun will be had ! twitter.com/londonmagiccon…
So looking forward to this new doc about Gerry Anderson. It’s hard to imagine my childhood without his wonderful shows. #ALifeUncharted @ImJamieAnderson @GerryAndersonTV
Here is a great new graphic novel about illusion, magic, reality, and the self. Innovative and soooo clever. Support it if you can. kickstarter.com/projects/barry…
It would be great if you could spare 5 mins and take part in our Big Climate Survey about sustainability. Thank you! @EdSciFest @UHertsResearch herts.eu.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_7O…
Be part of Science, take The Big Climate Survey today! 🌏@EdSciFestt are working with@RichardWisemann,@UniofHertss and@uniofedinburghh to find out what we all really think about#ClimateChangee and#Sustainabilityy For More info and to take the survey�ow.ly/CP4a50InSIomH
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I need some help building a doorway. That’s where you come in.
It would be great if you could take 5 min and complete our new survey on psychology and climate change Thank you! herts.eu.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_7O… @EdSciFest @UniofHerts @Mike_Page @KPUNews
Another classic illusion. It’s Peter Thompson’s Upside Down Face Illusion.
The Jastrow Boomerangs is such a simple but great illusion.
Huge congrats to @AdamRutherford on becoming the next President of the wonderful @Humanists_UK
Going through stuff and found my Guinness World Record for research into the psychology of ghosts! @GWR @UHertsResearch
When I was 18 I wrote to several famous comedians, inviting them to my sixth form college to talk about their lives. Barry Cryer was the only one not to turn us down. RIP Mr Cryer.
Delighted to see the Mongolian edition of 59 Seconds!
Retro RHLSTP today (actually a retro RHMOL) and I talk to @RichardWiseman about the Paranormal. This one was a lot of fun. play.acast.com/s/rhlstp/retro… Come and see RHLSTP live - some good guests lined up richardherring.com/rhlstpt/tour
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.@IndSciFest is THRILLED to be hosting a fireside chat with the brilliant Prof. @RichardWiseman on 11th Jan! Tune in as @95Shriya interviews him and about the #psychology behind #magic, #illusions, #deception, #luck and more! Register now at indiasciencefest.org/talks! #science
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Delighted that my little brown box illusion has had 350,000 views on @YouTube . Thank you! youtu.be/_Nj1v4XzpFE
Some fun chocolate coin magic …
Join us on Sunday for the last of our SoMA Conversations on Science, Magic, & Society. We'll be welcoming @RichardWiseman, Danny Rudnick, and Jeniffer Ortega to discuss how magic can be used as an educational tool. Register at forms.gle/GEotg5f1i8UNqm….
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Pretty cool to see a game made by a psychologist (@RichardWiseman) at @Dillards!
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'David Copperfield's History of Magic' is an impressive tribute to the magician’s craft, letting us in on its wonders, without revealing any of its secrets @RichardWiseman twitter.com/TheSkepticMag/…
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This deceiving grid tricks you into thinking there's a curved line somewhere, but you can't find it. The purposefully placed gray lines of squares in a curved formation will induce your peripheral vision to interpolate curved lines [read more: buff.ly/3oKqWXa]
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This video (reduced to a 17 second gif) created by British psychological professor Richard Wiseman demonstrates the power of perspective in creating illusions. It’s titled, “Assumptions” [read more: buff.ly/2wbGWYY]
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20 years on, and people are still talking about my search for the world's funniest joke! Lovely video by @Whalewatchmeplz news18.com/news/buzz/this…
Well, it was getting a tad windy yesterday
Just had my booster AND a bonus flu jab. Fellow over-40s, if it’s been five months since your second jab then get yourself booked in and boosted. nhs.uk/conditions/cor…
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It's our last day of @otleyscience with our ever popular Science Fair. 10am - 4pm. Entry is free. Then at 8pm, @RichardWiseman joins us for his talk "The Luck Factor" Tkts are £18 for our evening event and can be purchased in advance or on the door. bit.ly/2YApOLq
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Can you place three sixes together to make seven? Meet the man who created great Victorian puzzles! Lovely piece in @guardian by @alexbellos about new book on the history of magic by @D_Copperfield and my good self. theguardian.com/science/2021/n… @UniofHerts
Doing this right now! Come and join the fun. It’s free. twitter.com/ibmring17/stat…
We are now accepting applications for the British Science Festival 2022 Award Lectures! Previous Award Lecturers include @ProfBrianCox, @RichardWiseman and Maggie Aderin-Pocock. Full details can be found here: ow.ly/A3Av50Gxy61 #BSF22
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Even the devil is getting into recycling.
When I was 13, my school project was on the history of magic and featured @D_Copperfield . I recently co-authored a huge glossy book on the topic with this legendary performer. Real magic happens. richardwiseman.wordpress.com/2021/11/01/rea…
Amazon U.K. only have 6 copies of David Copperfield’s history of magic left. Grab them while you can! 270 glossy pages of magical stuff. amazon.co.uk/David-Copperfi…
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