Honorary Associates of Rationalist International

Richard Wiseman (UK)

 Richard Wiseman

Dr. Wiseman is a high profile specialist on the psychology of the paranormal, conjuring, and deception. For the past ten years, he has tested psychics, mediums, firewalkers and even allegedly psychic animals. Dr. Wiseman has published four books and over sixty academic articles about his research and frequently appears in the media. He has investigated some of Britain’s best-known hauntings.

Richard Wiseman began his working life as an award-winning magician and currently heads the Perrott Warrick Research Unit at the University of Hertfordshire, England. This Unit carries out skeptical research into evidence relating to the paranormal and promotes the public understanding of science. In November 1999, Dr. Wiseman was awarded Britain's first Readership in the Public Understanding of Psychology.