Professor Richard Wiseman obtained a first class honours degree in Psychology from University College London, a doctorate in psychology from Edinburgh University, and was awarded the prestigious Perrott-Warrick Scholarship from Trinity College Cambridge. He now heads a research unit based within the Psychology Department at the University of Hertfordshire. He has featured on hundreds of radio and television programmes, and feature articles about his work have appeared in The Times, the Daily Telegraph and the Guardian. He has also devised several large-scale experiments involving thousands of people. Many of these have been carried out in collaboration with the Daily Telegraph and the BBC science programme Tomorrow's World.