Richard Wiseman's On Your Mind

Richard Wiseman's On Your Mind

By Podimo & TellTale

Why are some people so happy? How can you tell when politicians are lying? Is it logical to carry a lucky charm? Why do long lists of questions hold our attention? Welcome to Richard Wiseman’s On Your Mind, the podcast that aims to answer a thousand questions about the human mind. A magician, academic and author, Richard holds the UK’s only professorship in the public understanding of psychology. Together with science journalist Marnie Chesterton, they take on all manner of questions from the public, celebrities and each other, on everything from ghosts to laughter, dreaming to luck, sleep to memory. This fact-filled, irreverent, interactive podcast is the ultimate guide to the human psyche and provides listeners with an invaluable toolkit for successful living. Don't want to miss an episode? Follow the show (it's published weekly). Got a question for Richard? We’d love to hear from you - send a text or voice message to @wisemanpod https://twitter.com/wisemanpod CREDITS Presented by Professor Richard Wiseman and Marnie Chesterton Produced by Kate White Executive Producers for Podimo: Jake Chudnow and Matt White Executive Producers for TellTale: Rami Tzabar & Jago Lee Music: For My Friend / Daniel Fridell & Sven Lindvall / courtesy of http://www.epidemicsound.com

Episodes

40: Friendship

Richard and Marnie turn the spotlight on friendship, revealing the secrets to small talk, what makes people likeable and how to turn acquaintances into friends. Don't want to miss an episode? Follow the show (it's published weekly). Got a question for Richard? We’d love to hear from you - send a text or voice message to @wisemanpod, email kate.white@telltaleindustries.com or head to listentoonyourmind.com. https://twitter.com/wisemanpod CREDITS Presented by Professor Richard Wiseman and Marnie Chesterton Produced by Kate White Executive Producers for Podimo: Jake Chudnow and Matt White Executive Producers for TellTale: Rami Tzabar & Jago Lee Music: For My Friend / Daniel Fridell & Sven Lindvall / courtesy of www.epidemicsound.com Mixed by Knights Audio Additional research by Helen Keen The presenters and producer are not responsible for any adverse effects resulting from the use of the information presented in this podcast and this information is not intended to be a substitute for consulting with a healthcare professional.
03/01/24·27m 23s

39: Can You Spot a Con?

Richard and Marnie answer some more of your listener questions, delving into the psychology of the street con-artist, sleepwalking, the importance of a growth mindset, attention spans and much more. Don't want to miss an episode? Follow the show (it's published weekly). Got a question for Richard? We’d love to hear from you - send a text or voice message to @wisemanpod, email kate.white@telltaleindustries.com or head to listentoonyourmind.com. https://twitter.com/wisemanpod CREDITS Presented by Professor Richard Wiseman and Marnie Chesterton Produced by Kate White Executive Producers for Podimo: Jake Chudnow and Matt White Executive Producers for TellTale: Rami Tzabar & Jago Lee Music: For My Friend / Daniel Fridell & Sven Lindvall / courtesy of www.epidemicsound.com Mixed by Knights Audio Additional research by Helen Keen The presenters and producer are not responsible for any adverse effects resulting from the use of the information presented in this podcast and this information is not intended to be a substitute for consulting with a healthcare professional.
27/12/23·28m 27s

38: Christmas

Get into the festive spirit with Richard and Marnie, as they unwrap the psychology of gift giving, reveal why cracker jokes are so bad, look at what our Christmas decorations say about us and whether we find people with beards more trustworthy (spoiler alert, it doesn't bode well for Santa!). Don't want to miss an episode? Follow the show (it's published weekly). Got a question for Richard? We’d love to hear from you - send a text or voice message to @wisemanpod, email kate.white@telltaleindustries.com or head to listentoonyourmind.com. https://twitter.com/wisemanpod CREDITS Presented by Professor Richard Wiseman and Marnie Chesterton Produced by Kate White Executive Producers for Podimo: Jake Chudnow and Matt White Executive Producers for TellTale: Rami Tzabar & Jago Lee Music: For My Friend / Daniel Fridell & Sven Lindvall / courtesy of www.epidemicsound.com Mixed by Knights Audio Additional research by Helen Keen The presenters and producer are not responsible for any adverse effects resulting from the use of the information presented in this podcast and this information is not intended to be a substitute for consulting with a healthcare professional.
20/12/23·26m 57s

37: Are You a Blurter?

Richard and Marnie answer some of your listener questions that have been sent in over the season. Such as, why do some people have no filter when they speak? Does everyone have an inner voice? Which is more powerful, nature or nurture? And why do people pick their nose (how delightful!). Don't want to miss an episode? Follow the show (it's published weekly). Got a question for Richard? We’d love to hear from you - send a text or voice message to @wisemanpod, email kate.white@telltaleindustries.com or head to listentoonyourmind.com. https://twitter.com/wisemanpod CREDITS Presented by Professor Richard Wiseman and Marnie Chesterton Produced by Kate White Executive Producers for Podimo: Jake Chudnow and Matt White Executive Producers for TellTale: Rami Tzabar & Jago Lee Music: For My Friend / Daniel Fridell & Sven Lindvall / courtesy of www.epidemicsound.com Mixed by Knights Audio Additional research by Helen Keen The presenters and producer are not responsible for any adverse effects resulting from the use of the information presented in this podcast and this information is not intended to be a substitute for consulting with a healthcare professional.
13/12/23·28m 53s

36: Hidden Persuaders

Richard and Marnie reveal some of the hidden persuaders that affect our decision making. Are we really as rational as we think we are? Do our names affect our lives and how successful we are? And how are we swayed by advertising, without even realising it? Don't want to miss an episode? Follow the show (it's published weekly). Got a question for Richard? We’d love to hear from you - send a text or voice message to @wisemanpod, email kate.white@telltaleindustries.com or head to listentoonyourmind.com. https://twitter.com/wisemanpod CREDITS Presented by Professor Richard Wiseman and Marnie Chesterton Produced by Kate White Executive Producers for Podimo: Jake Chudnow and Matt White Executive Producers for TellTale: Rami Tzabar & Jago Lee Music: For My Friend / Daniel Fridell & Sven Lindvall / courtesy of www.epidemicsound.com Mixed by Knights Audio Additional research by Helen Keen The presenters and producer are not responsible for any adverse effects resulting from the use of the information presented in this podcast and this information is not intended to be a substitute for consulting with a healthcare professional.
06/12/23·25m 40s

35: Richard's Favourite Studies

In this episode we explore Richard's favourite psychological studies. How does our pace of life affect us? Do we all have the potential to harm others? And how good are we at telling if politicians are lying? Find out why these studies and more made it into Richard's hall of fame.  Don't want to miss an episode? Follow the show (it's published weekly). Got a question for Richard? We’d love to hear from you - send a text or voice message to @wisemanpod, email kate.white@telltaleindustries.com or head to listentoonyourmind.com. https://twitter.com/wisemanpod CREDITS Presented by Professor Richard Wiseman and Marnie Chesterton Produced by Kate White Executive Producers for Podimo: Jake Chudnow and Matt White Executive Producers for TellTale: Rami Tzabar & Jago Lee Music: For My Friend / Daniel Fridell & Sven Lindvall / courtesy of www.epidemicsound.com Mixed by Knights Audio Additional research by Helen Keen The presenters and producer are not responsible for any adverse effects resulting from the use of the information presented in this podcast and this information is not intended to be a substitute for consulting with a healthcare professional.
29/11/23·27m 55s

34: Mind Control

Can you control someone’s mind? Marnie takes a suggestibility test, Richard reveals the secrets of hypnosis and they explore whether mind control exists, plus how hypnosis can be used for good.  Don't want to miss an episode? Follow the show (it's published weekly). Got a question for Richard? We’d love to hear from you - send a text or voice message to @wisemanpod, email kate.white@telltaleindustries.com or head to listentoonyourmind.com. https://twitter.com/wisemanpod CREDITS Presented by Professor Richard Wiseman and Marnie Chesterton Produced by Kate White Executive Producers for Podimo: Jake Chudnow and Matt White Executive Producers for TellTale: Rami Tzabar & Jago Lee Music: For My Friend / Daniel Fridell & Sven Lindvall / courtesy of www.epidemicsound.com Mixed by Knights Audio Additional research by Helen Keen The presenters and producer are not responsible for any adverse effects resulting from the use of the information presented in this podcast and this information is not intended to be a substitute for consulting with a healthcare professional.
22/11/23·28m 19s

33: More Myths

Join Richard and Marnie as they dispel some more psychological myths. Including, whether playing Mozart to a baby makes them more intelligent? Do people really leave their bodies during an out of body experience? And when it comes to decision making, are two heads better than one? Don't want to miss an episode? Follow the show (it's published weekly). Got a question for Richard? We’d love to hear from you - send a text or voice message to @wisemanpod, email kate.white@telltaleindustries.com or head to listentoonyourmind.com. https://twitter.com/wisemanpod CREDITS Presented by Professor Richard Wiseman and Marnie Chesterton Produced by Kate White Executive Producers for Podimo: Jake Chudnow and Matt White Executive Producers for TellTale: Rami Tzabar & Jago Lee Music: For My Friend / Daniel Fridell & Sven Lindvall / courtesy of www.epidemicsound.com Mixed by Knights Audio Additional research by Helen Keen The presenters and producer are not responsible for any adverse effects resulting from the use of the information presented in this podcast and this information is not intended to be a substitute for consulting with a healthcare professional.
15/11/23·26m 45s

32: Robin Ince & Curiosity

In this special episode, Richard and Marnie are joined by comedian and author Robin Ince, as they explore the psychology of curiosity. They reveal why staying curious is good for your health, how it can be used to drive learning and Richard sets Marnie a surprising curiosity test. Don't want to miss an episode? Follow the show (it's published weekly). Got a question for Richard? We’d love to hear from you - send a text or voice message to @wisemanpod, email kate.white@telltaleindustries.com or head to listentoonyourmind.com. https://twitter.com/wisemanpod CREDITS Presented by Professor Richard Wiseman and Marnie Chesterton Produced by Kate White Executive Producers for Podimo: Jake Chudnow and Matt White Executive Producers for TellTale: Rami Tzabar & Jago Lee Music: For My Friend / Daniel Fridell & Sven Lindvall / courtesy of www.epidemicsound.com Mixed by Knights Audio Additional research by Helen Keen The presenters and producer are not responsible for any adverse effects resulting from the use of the information presented in this podcast and this information is not intended to be a substitute for consulting with a healthcare professional.
08/11/23·25m 57s

31: The Workplace

Join Richard and Marnie as they explore the psychology of the workplace. Richard reveals the secrets to the perfect job interview, what makes for a good manager and why open plan offices are a bad idea. Don't want to miss an episode? Follow the show (it's published weekly). Got a question for Richard? We’d love to hear from you - send a text or voice message to @wisemanpod, email kate.white@telltaleindustries.com or head to listentoonyourmind.com. https://twitter.com/wisemanpod CREDITS Presented by Professor Richard Wiseman and Marnie Chesterton Produced by Kate White Executive Producers for Podimo: Jake Chudnow and Matt White Executive Producers for TellTale: Rami Tzabar & Jago Lee Music: For My Friend / Daniel Fridell & Sven Lindvall / courtesy of www.epidemicsound.com Mixed by Knights Audio Additional research by Helen Keen The presenters and producer are not responsible for any adverse effects resulting from the use of the information presented in this podcast and this information is not intended to be a substitute for consulting with a healthcare professional.
01/11/23·27m 24s

30: Adrian Owen & The Brain

In this special episode about the brain, Richard and Marnie talk to cognitive neuroscientist Professor Adrian Owen about his ground breaking research. He then goes on to answer your questions about the brain, including can you train your brain? What happens when we meditate? And is there a higher state of consciousness? Don't want to miss an episode? Follow the show (it's published weekly). Got a question for Richard? We’d love to hear from you - send a text or voice message to @wisemanpod, email kate.white@telltaleindustries.com or head to listentoonyourmind.com. https://twitter.com/wisemanpod CREDITS Presented by Professor Richard Wiseman and Marnie Chesterton Produced by Kate White Executive Producers for Podimo: Jake Chudnow and Matt White Executive Producers for TellTale: Rami Tzabar & Jago Lee Music: For My Friend / Daniel Fridell & Sven Lindvall / courtesy of www.epidemicsound.com Mixed by Knights Audio Additional research by Helen Keen The presenters and producer are not responsible for any adverse effects resulting from the use of the information presented in this podcast and this information is not intended to be a substitute for consulting with a healthcare professional.
25/10/23·26m 40s

29: Weird Studies

Richard and Marnie take a look at some of the weird psychology studies that have been carried out over the years, from trying to weigh the soul, to the tale of the talking mongoose. Join them as they reveal the surprising impact that these strange cases actually had on today's world. Don't want to miss an episode? Follow the show (it's published weekly). Got a question for Richard? We’d love to hear from you - send a text or voice message to @wisemanpod, email kate.white@telltaleindustries.com or head to listentoonyourmind.com. https://twitter.com/wisemanpod CREDITS Presented by Professor Richard Wiseman and Marnie Chesterton Produced by Kate White Executive Producers for Podimo: Jake Chudnow and Matt White Executive Producers for TellTale: Rami Tzabar & Jago Lee Music: For My Friend / Daniel Fridell & Sven Lindvall / courtesy of www.epidemicsound.com and thanks to the Creative Martyrs for the use of their track 'Gef': thecreativemartyrs.bandcamp.com/track/gef Mixed by Knights Audio Additional research by Helen Keen The presenters and producer are not responsible for any adverse effects resulting from the use of the information presented in this podcast and this information is not intended to be a substitute for consulting with a healthcare professional. 
18/10/23·27m 16s

28: Nature & Animals

Ever wondered what you can tell about a person's personality from their pets? What are the psychological benefits of owning a dog? In this episode, Richard and Marnie take a closer look at the psychology of pet ownership, as well as exploring how being in nature affects us. Don't want to miss an episode? Follow the show (it's published weekly). Got a question for Richard? We’d love to hear from you - send a text or voice message to @wisemanpod, email kate.white@telltaleindustries.com or head to listentoonyourmind.com. https://twitter.com/wisemanpod CREDITS Presented by Professor Richard Wiseman and Marnie Chesterton Produced by Kate White Executive Producers for Podimo: Jake Chudnow and Matt White Executive Producers for TellTale: Rami Tzabar & Jago Lee Music: For My Friend / Daniel Fridell & Sven Lindvall / courtesy of www.epidemicsound.com Mixed by Knights Audio Additional research by Helen Keen The presenters and producer are not responsible for any adverse effects resulting from the use of the information presented in this podcast and this information is not intended to be a substitute for consulting with a healthcare professional.
11/10/23·25m 30s

27: The Power of Small Change

Join Richard and Marnie as they discuss how small life changes can have a big impact, and why you might need to go on a digital detox. They provide top tips on how to start making lifestyle changes and reveal why starting small is key. Don't want to miss an episode? Follow the show (it's published weekly). Got a question for Richard? We’d love to hear from you - send a text or voice message to @wisemanpod, email kate.white@telltaleindustries.com or head to listentoonyourmind.com. https://twitter.com/wisemanpod CREDITS Presented by Professor Richard Wiseman and Marnie Chesterton Produced by Kate White Executive Producers for Podimo: Jake Chudnow and Matt White Executive Producers for TellTale: Rami Tzabar & Jago Lee Music: For My Friend / Daniel Fridell & Sven Lindvall / courtesy of www.epidemicsound.com Mixed by Knights Audio Additional research by Helen Keen The presenters and producer are not responsible for any adverse effects resulting from the use of the information presented in this podcast and this information is not intended to be a substitute for consulting with a healthcare professional.
04/10/23·25m 1s

26: Psychics

Richard and Marnie explore the world of psychic ability and take a closer look at how scientists test for extra sensory perception. They look at why psychic readings can seem so accurate and reveal some of the tricks of the trade. Don't want to miss an episode? Follow the show (it's published weekly). Got a question for Richard? We’d love to hear from you - send a text or voice message to @wisemanpod, email kate.white@telltaleindustries.com or head to listentoonyourmind.com. https://twitter.com/wisemanpod CREDITS Presented by Professor Richard Wiseman and Marnie Chesterton Produced by Kate White Executive Producers for Podimo: Jake Chudnow and Matt White Executive Producers for TellTale: Rami Tzabar & Jago Lee Music: For My Friend / Daniel Fridell & Sven Lindvall / courtesy of www.epidemicsound.com Mixed by Knights Audio Additional research by Helen Keen The presenters and producer are not responsible for any adverse effects resulting from the use of the information presented in this podcast and this information is not intended to be a substitute for consulting with a healthcare professional.
27/09/23·25m 50s

25: Jonathan Goodwin: Courage & Resilience

In this special episode, Richard and Marnie talk to daredevil and escapologist Jonathan Goodwin. They explore the psychological lessons that can be found in Jonathan's incredible story of courage and resilience, after a catastrophic accident left him with life-changing injuries. We're back to our normal format next week, with Richard and Marnie in the studio. Don't want to miss an episode? Follow the show (it's published weekly). Got a question for Richard? We’d love to hear from you - send a text or voice message to @wisemanpod, email kate.white@telltaleindustries.com or head to listentoonyourmind.com. https://twitter.com/wisemanpod CREDITS Presented by Professor Richard Wiseman and Marnie Chesterton Produced by Kate White Executive Producers for Podimo: Jake Chudnow and Matt White Executive Producers for TellTale: Rami Tzabar & Jago Lee Music: For My Friend / Daniel Fridell & Sven Lindvall / courtesy of www.epidemicsound.com Mixed by Knights Audio Note: Jonathan is a trained professional. Don't try any of the stunts discussed in this episode at home. All opinions expressed are the individuals own.
20/09/23·31m 11s

24: Relationships

Join Richard & Marnie as they discuss the psychology behind how to keep a long term relationship exciting, the best ways to communicate with your partner and whether small acts of romance add up. And if your partner starts to mark notches on the mantlepiece, then watch out! Don't want to miss an episode? Follow the show (it's published weekly). Got a question for Richard? We’d love to hear from you - send a text or voice message to @wisemanpod, email kate.white@telltaleindustries.com or head to listentoonyourmind.com. https://twitter.com/wisemanpod CREDITS Presented by Professor Richard Wiseman and Marnie Chesterton Produced by Kate White Executive Producers for Podimo: Jake Chudnow and Matt White Executive Producers for TellTale: Rami Tzabar & Jago Lee Music: For My Friend / Daniel Fridell & Sven Lindvall / courtesy of www.epidemicsound.com  Mixed by Knights Audio  
13/09/23·26m 8s

23: The Apollo Expedition

In this episode we’re talking about the Apollo space mission and the psychological lessons we can learn from it. How does passion motivate us? What are the secrets of success...and failure? And how to tread the line between risk and recklessness.  Don't want to miss an episode? Follow the show (it's published weekly). Got a question for Richard? We’d love to hear from you - send a text or voice message to @wisemanpod, email kate.white@telltaleindustries.com, or head to listentoonyourmind.com. https://twitter.com/wisemanpod CREDITS Presented by Professor Richard Wiseman and Marnie Chesterton Produced by Kate White Executive Producers for Podimo: Jake Chudnow and Matt White Executive Producers for TellTale: Rami Tzabar & Jago Lee Music: For My Friend / Daniel Fridell & Sven Lindvall / courtesy of www.epidemicsound.com  Mixed by Knights Audio  
06/09/23·24m 47s

22: Pippa Evans & Improvising in Everyday Life

In this second of our two special episodes from Edinburgh Festival, we talk to improv comedian Pippa Evans about how improv can help us in everyday life. Plus, how we can use these skills in our relationships and to be more successful.  We're back to our normal format next week, with Richard and Marnie in the studio. Don't want to miss an episode? Follow the show (it's published weekly). Got a question for Richard? We’d love to hear from you - send a text or voice message to @wisemanpod, email kate.white@telltaleindustries.com, or head to listentoonyourmind.com. https://twitter.com/wisemanpod CREDITS Presented by Professor Richard Wiseman and Marnie Chesterton Produced by Kate White Executive Producers for Podimo: Jake Chudnow and Matt White Executive Producers for TellTale: Rami Tzabar & Jago Lee Music: For My Friend / Daniel Fridell & Sven Lindvall / courtesy of www.epidemicsound.com  Mixed by Chris O'Shaughnessy
30/08/23·23m 54s

21: Jo Caulfield & The Psychology Of Stand-Up

In this special episode, recorded at this year's Ediburgh Festival, we take a break from our usual question and answer format to talk to comedian Jo Caulfield about the psychological lessons that can be learned from stand-up comedy. Including the importance of keeping going when things get tough, the secret to being confident, and why you shouldn’t say yes to everything. Don't want to miss an episode? Follow the show (it's published weekly). Got a question for Richard? We’d love to hear from you - send a text or voice message to @wisemanpod, email kate.white@telltaleindustries.com, or head to listentoonyourmind.com. https://twitter.com/wisemanpod CREDITS Presented by Professor Richard Wiseman and Marnie Chesterton Produced by Kate White Executive Producers for Podimo: Jake Chudnow and Matt White Executive Producers for TellTale: Rami Tzabar & Jago Lee Music: For My Friend / Daniel Fridell & Sven Lindvall / courtesy of www.epidemicsound.com Mixed by Chris O'Shaughnessy Note. Psychology tests taken from the following paper: Shurcliff, A. (1968). Judged humor, arousal, and the relief theory. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 8(4, Pt.1), 360–363
23/08/23·28m 10s

20: Coincidences

Richard and Marnie look at why we experience coincidences and whether they are really meaningful. Are we all more connected than we realise and do we really live in a 'small world'?  Don't want to miss an episode? Follow the show (it's published weekly). Got a question for Richard? We’d love to hear from you - send a text or voice message to @wisemanpod, email kate.white@telltaleindustries.com, or head to listentoonyourmind.com. https://twitter.com/wisemanpod CREDITS Presented by Professor Richard Wiseman and Marnie Chesterton Produced by Kate White Executive Producers for Podimo: Jake Chudnow and Matt White Executive Producers for TellTale: Rami Tzabar & Jago Lee Music: For My Friend / Daniel Fridell & Sven Lindvall / courtesy of www.epidemicsound.com  Mixed by Knights Audio  
16/08/23·25m 47s

19: Superstition

Do you cross your fingers, knock on wood? In this episode, Richard and Marnie explore the world of superstition. They take a look at why people are superstitious, the origins of some superstitious rituals and whether these behaviours have any psychological effect.  Don't want to miss an episode? Follow the show (it's published weekly). Got a question for Richard? We’d love to hear from you - send a text or voice message to @wisemanpod, email kate.white@telltaleindustries.com, or head to listentoonyourmind.com. https://twitter.com/wisemanpod CREDITS Presented by Professor Richard Wiseman and Marnie Chesterton Produced by Kate White Executive Producers for Podimo: Jake Chudnow and Matt White Executive Producers for TellTale: Rami Tzabar & Jago Lee Music: For My Friend / Daniel Fridell & Sven Lindvall / courtesy of www.epidemicsound.com  Mixed by Knights Audio  
09/08/23·23m 43s

18: Dream Control

Richard and Marnie take a deep dive into the world of dream control. How can you impact the dreams that you have? Can you make yourself have lucid dreams? And the big question that everyone wants to know, how do different cheeses impact your dreams. (Note: If you do have a serious problem with nightmares, then you should go and see a professional).  Don't want to miss an episode? Follow the show (it's published weekly). Got a question for Richard? We’d love to hear from you - send a text or voice message to @wisemanpod, email kate.white@telltaleindustries.com, or head to listentoonyourmind.com. https://twitter.com/wisemanpod CREDITS Presented by Professor Richard Wiseman and Marnie Chesterton Produced by Kate White Executive Producers for Podimo: Jake Chudnow and Matt White Executive Producers for TellTale: Rami Tzabar & Jago Lee Music: For My Friend / Daniel Fridell & Sven Lindvall / courtesy of www.epidemicsound.com  Mixed by Knights Audio  
02/08/23·27m 3s

17: Dating & Attraction

Where should you go on a first date... and once you're there, what should you talk about? Is it possible to make two people fall in love? And what do rollercoasters and cheese have to do with all of this? Richard & Marnie explore the psychology of dating and take a closer look at what makes people attracted to one another. Don't want to miss an episode? Follow the show (it's published weekly). Got a question for Richard? We’d love to hear from you - send a text or voice message to @wisemanpod, email kate.white@telltaleindustries.com, or head to listentoonyourmind.com. https://twitter.com/wisemanpod CREDITS Presented by Professor Richard Wiseman and Marnie Chesterton Produced by Kate White Executive Producers for Podimo: Jake Chudnow and Matt White Executive Producers for TellTale: Rami Tzabar & Jago Lee Music: For My Friend / Daniel Fridell & Sven Lindvall / courtesy of www.epidemicsound.com  Mixed by Knights Audio  
26/07/23·26m 8s

16: Communicating With The Dead

Join Richard & Marnie as they explore whether it's possible to communicate with the dead, reveal how Ouija boards and seances work, and take a look at the science behind it all. Don't want to miss an episode? Follow the show (it's published weekly). Got a question for Richard? We’d love to hear from you - send a text or voice message to @wisemanpod, email kate.white@telltaleindustries.com, or head to listentoonyourmind.com. https://twitter.com/wisemanpod CREDITS Presented by Professor Richard Wiseman and Marnie Chesterton Produced by Kate White Executive Producers for Podimo: Jake Chudnow and Matt White Executive Producers for TellTale: Rami Tzabar & Jago Lee Music: For My Friend / Daniel Fridell & Sven Lindvall / courtesy of www.epidemicsound.com  Mixed by Knights Audio 
19/07/23·28m 32s

15: Clothing

Do the clothes we wear affect the way we think? Does the colour of our clothing impact how others perceive us? And is being suited and booted for an interview a good idea? Join Richard and Marnie as they exploring the psychology of clothing. Don't want to miss an episode? Follow the show (it's published weekly). Got a question for Richard? We’d love to hear from you - send a text or voice message to @wisemanpod, email kate.white@telltaleindustries.com, or head to listentoonyourmind.com. https://twitter.com/wisemanpod CREDITS Presented by Professor Richard Wiseman and Marnie Chesterton Produced by Kate White Executive Producers for Podimo: Jake Chudnow and Matt White Executive Producers for TellTale: Rami Tzabar & Jago Lee Music: For My Friend / Daniel Fridell & Sven Lindvall / courtesy of www.epidemicsound.com  Mixed by Knights Audio 
12/07/23·28m 29s

14: Astrology

Richard & Marnie delve into the celestial world of astrology, exploring whether the position of the planets can predict your future and whether star signs are good indicators of personality? Don't want to miss an episode? Follow the show (it's published weekly). Got a question for Richard? We’d love to hear from you - send a text or voice message to @wisemanpod, email kate.white@telltaleindustries.com, or head to listentoonyourmind.com.   https://twitter.com/wisemanpod CREDITS Presented by Professor Richard Wiseman and Marnie Chesterton Produced by Kate White Executive Producers for Podimo: Jake Chudnow and Matt White Executive Producers for TellTale: Rami Tzabar & Jago Lee Music: For My Friend / Daniel Fridell & Sven Lindvall / courtesy of www.epidemicsound.com  Mixed by Knights Audio 
05/07/23·25m 27s

13: Creativity

Is there a secret to creativity? How can you become more creative? Are children more creative than adults? And when is a paper clip not a paper clip... find out answers to these questions and more as Richard & Marnie explore the psychology of creativity.  Don't want to miss an episode? Follow the show (it's published weekly). Got a question for Richard? We’d love to hear from you - send a text or voice message to @wisemanpod, email kate.white@telltaleindustries.com, or head to listentoonyourmind.com.   https://twitter.com/wisemanpod CREDITS Presented by Professor Richard Wiseman and Marnie Chesterton Produced by Kate White Executive Producers for Podimo: Jake Chudnow and Matt White Executive Producers for TellTale: Rami Tzabar & Jago Lee Music: For My Friend / Daniel Fridell & Sven Lindvall / courtesy of www.epidemicsound.com  Mixed by Knights Audio 
28/06/23·29m 12s

Introducing Season 2: Richard Wiseman's On Your Mind

Welcome back to Season 2 of Richard Wiseman's On Your Mind, the podcast that aims to answer 1,000 questions about the human mind. In this season we delve into the mystical world of astrology and star signs; we explore the the psychology of creativity; we look into psychic mediums and whether it's possible to communicate with the dead; we reveal the secrets behind the clothes that we wear and the impact this can have on us; we discuss all things dating, what to say, where to go; and revisit the world of dreaming, taking a deep dive into dream control and lucid dreaming.  So send us your questions TODAY to be answered on the show, either a text or voice message, via Twitter https://twitter.com/wisemanpod, email contact@telltaleindustries.com, or head to listentoonyourmind.com. Don't want to miss an episode? Follow the show (it's published weekly). CREDITS Presented by Professor Richard Wiseman and Marnie Chesterton Produced by Kate White Executive Producers for Podimo: Jake Chudnow and Matt White Executive Producers for TellTale: Rami Tzabar & Jago Lee Music: For My Friend / Daniel Fridell & Sven Lindvall / courtesy of www.epidemicsound.com  Mixed by Knights Audio 
30/05/23·2m 14s

12: Dreams

Richard and Marnie explore the science of why we dream, take a closer look at what dreams actually are, and reveal some of the common myths about dreaming.   Don't want to miss an episode? Follow the show (it's published weekly). Got a question for Richard? We’d love to hear from you - send a text or voice message to @wisemanpod, email kate.white@telltaleindustries.com, or head to listentoonyourmind.com.   https://twitter.com/wisemanpod CREDITS Presented by Professor Richard Wiseman and Marnie Chesterton Produced by Kate White Executive Producers for Podimo: Jake Chudnow and Matt White Executive Producers for TellTale: Rami Tzabar & Jago Lee Music: For My Friend / Daniel Fridell & Sven Lindvall / courtesy of www.epidemicsound.com  Mixed by Knights Audio 
19/04/23·27m 58s

11: Motivation

Richard shares some game-changing strategies for how to improve motivation, reveals why we shouldn't rely on willpower, plus gives some top tips on how to overcome procrastination.  Don't want to miss an episode? Follow the show (it's published weekly). Got a question for Richard? We’d love to hear from you - send a text or voice message to @wisemanpod, email kate.white@telltaleindustries.com, or head to listentoonyourmind.com.   https://twitter.com/wisemanpod CREDITS Presented by Professor Richard Wiseman and Marnie Chesterton Produced by Kate White Executive Producers for Podimo: Jake Chudnow and Matt White Executive Producers for TellTale: Rami Tzabar & Jago Lee Music: For My Friend / Daniel Fridell & Sven Lindvall / courtesy of www.epidemicsound.com  Mixed by Knights Audio 
12/04/23·25m 3s

10: Myths

Do we really only use 10% of our brains? Can our dreams predict the future? Does subliminal advertising actually work? Join Richard and Marnie as they debunk some common psychological myths.  Don't want to miss an episode? Follow the show (it's published weekly). Got a question for Richard? We’d love to hear from you - send a text or voice message to @wisemanpod, email kate.white@telltaleindustries.com, or head to listentoonyourmind.com.   https://twitter.com/wisemanpod CREDITS Presented by Professor Richard Wiseman and Marnie Chesterton Produced by Kate White Executive Producers for Podimo: Jake Chudnow and Matt White Executive Producers for TellTale: Rami Tzabar & Jago Lee Music: For My Friend / Daniel Fridell & Sven Lindvall / courtesy of www.epidemicsound.com  Mixed by Knights Audio
05/04/23·25m 31s

9: Magic

Richard reveals why psychology is vital to being a good magician, the dangers involved in big illusions, plus gives Joss Stone some surprising advice. Don't want to miss an episode? Follow the show (it's published weekly). Got a question for Richard? We’d love to hear from you - send a text or voice message to @wisemanpod, email kate.white@telltaleindustries.com, or head to listentoonyourmind.com.   https://twitter.com/wisemanpod CREDITS Presented by Professor Richard Wiseman and Marnie Chesterton Produced by Kate White Executive Producers for Podimo: Jake Chudnow and Matt White Executive Producers for TellTale: Rami Tzabar & Jago Lee Music: For My Friend / Daniel Fridell & Sven Lindvall / courtesy of www.epidemicsound.com  Mixed by Knights Audio
29/03/23·30m 1s

8: Happiness

Join Richard and Marnie as they delve into the science of happiness and explore the power of positive psychology. Expect a whole host of mood-boosting tips and explore the relationship between living a meaningful life and happiness.  Don't want to miss an episode? Follow the show (it's published weekly). Got a question for Richard? We’d love to hear from you - send a text or voice message to @wisemanpod, email kate.white@telltaleindustries.com, or head to listentoonyourmind.com. https://twitter.com/wisemanpod CREDITS  Presented by Professor Richard Wiseman and Marnie Chesterton  Produced by Kate White  Executive Producers for Podimo: Jake Chudnow and Matt White  Executive Producers for TellTale: Rami Tzabar & Jago Lee  Music: For My Friend / Daniel Fridell & Sven Lindvall / courtesy of www.epidemicsound.com  Mixed by Knights Audio
22/03/23·28m 12s

7: Memory

What is a memory? How are false memories created? And what everyday tricks can we all use to improve our memories?  Don't want to miss an episode? Follow the show (it's published weekly). Got a question for Richard? We’d love to hear from you - send a text or voice message to @wisemanpod, email kate.white@telltaleindustries.com, or head to listentoonyourmind.com.   https://twitter.com/wisemanpod CREDITS Presented by Professor Richard Wiseman and Marnie Chesterton Produced by Kate White Executive Producers for Podimo: Jake Chudnow and Matt White Executive Producers for TellTale: Rami Tzabar & Jago Lee Music: For My Friend / Daniel Fridell & Sven Lindvall / courtesy of www.epidemicsound.com  Mixed by Knights Audio
15/03/23·32m 28s

6: Persuasion

How can powers of persuasion be used for good? What psychological tricks can be used to persuade people? And can we protect ourselves from marketing tricks? Don't want to miss an episode? Follow the show (it's published weekly). Got a question for Richard? We’d love to hear from you - send a text or voice message to @wisemanpod, email kate.white@telltaleindustries.com, or head to listentoonyourmind.com.   https://twitter.com/wisemanpod CREDITS Presented by Professor Richard Wiseman and Marnie Chesterton Produced by Kate White Executive Producers for Podimo: Jake Chudnow and Matt White Executive Producers for TellTale: Rami Tzabar & Jago Lee Music: For My Friend / Daniel Fridell & Sven Lindvall / courtesy of www.epidemicsound.com  Mixed by Knights Audio
08/03/23·25m 5s

5: Luck

Richard and Marnie look at why being lucky is more under your control than you realise, share top tips on how to increase your luck, and discuss why you should never play the lottery.  Don't want to miss an episode? Follow the show (it's published weekly). Got a question for Richard? We’d love to hear from you - send a text or voice message to @wisemanpod, email kate.white@telltaleindustries.com, or head to listentoonyourmind.com.   https://twitter.com/wisemanpod CREDITS Presented by Professor Richard Wiseman and Marnie Chesterton Produced by Kate White Executive Producers for Podimo: Jake Chudnow and Matt White Executive Producers for TellTale: Rami Tzabar & Jago Lee Music: For My Friend / Daniel Fridell & Sven Lindvall / courtesy of www.epidemicsound.com  Mixed by Knights Audio
01/03/23·25m 8s

4: Ghosts

Are humans psychologically primed to believe in ghosts? What links some of the UK’s most ‘haunted’ locations? And can Richard explain the reality behind one Rockstar’s ghostly experience? Don't want to miss an episode? Follow the show (it's published weekly). Got a question for Richard? We’d love to hear from you - send a text or voice message to @wisemanpod, email kate.white@telltaleindustries.com, or head to listentoonyourmind.com.   https://twitter.com/wisemanpod CREDITS Presented by Professor Richard Wiseman and Marnie Chesterton Produced by Kate White Executive Producers for Podimo: Jake Chudnow and Matt White Executive Producers for TellTale: Rami Tzabar & Jago Lee Music: For My Friend / Daniel Fridell & Sven Lindvall / courtesy of www.epidemicsound.com Mixed by Knights Audio
22/02/23·29m 48s

3: Sleep

Richard and Marnie discuss the scientific secrets to getting a better night’s sleep, reveal the formula for the perfect nap, explore what actually happens when we sleep… and show the devastating consequences of online shopping in the middle of the night. Don't want to miss an episode? Follow the show (it's published weekly). Got a question for Richard? We’d love to hear from you - send a text or voice message to @wisemanpod, email kate.white@telltaleindustries.com, or head to listentoonyourmind.com.   https://twitter.com/wisemanpod CREDITS Presented by Professor Richard Wiseman and Marnie Chesterton Produced by Kate White Executive Producers for Podimo: Jake Chudnow and Matt White Executive Producers for TellTale: Rami Tzabar & Jago Lee Music: For My Friend / Daniel Fridell & Sven Lindvall / courtesy of www.epidemicsound.com Mixed by Knights Audio
15/02/23·28m 1s

2: Laughter

Richard reveals why humans have evolved to laugh, why laughing is good for you, and details how he carried out the biggest ever scientific study into humour to find the world’s funniest joke. Unfortunately, he then tells it… Don't want to miss an episode? Follow the show (it's published weekly). Got a question for Richard? We’d love to hear from you - send a text or voice message to @wisemanpod, email kate.white@telltaleindustries.com, or head to listentoonyourmind.com.   https://twitter.com/wisemanpod CREDITS Presented by Professor Richard Wiseman and Marnie Chesterton Produced by Kate White Executive Producers for Podimo: Jake Chudnow and Matt White Executive Producers for TellTale: Rami Tzabar & Jago Lee Music: For My Friend / Daniel Fridell & Sven Lindvall / courtesy of www.epidemicsound.com  Mixed by Knights Audio
08/02/23·30m 24s

1: Lying

How do lie detectors work and can they be trusted? Richard and Marnie explore a  much more reliable way to tell if someone’s lying to you, help Judge Rob Rinder with a dilemma, and investigate a case of an alleged lying dog... Don't want to miss an episode? Follow the show (it's published weekly). Got a question for Richard? We’d love to hear from you - send a text or voice message to @wisemanpod, email kate.white@telltaleindustries.com, or head to listentoonyourmind.com.   https://twitter.com/wisemanpod CREDITS Presented by Professor Richard Wiseman and Marnie Chesterton Produced by Kate White Executive Producers for Podimo: Jake Chudnow and Matt White Executive Producers for TellTale: Rami Tzabar & Jago Lee Music: For My Friend / Daniel Fridell & Sven Lindvall / courtesy of www.epidemicsound.com Mixed by Knights Audio
08/02/23·30m 11s

Introducing: Richard Wiseman's On Your Mind

Why are some people so happy? How can you tell when politicians are lying? Is it logical to carry a lucky charm? Why do long lists of questions hold our attention? Welcome to Richard Wiseman’s On Your Mind, the podcast that aims to answer a thousand questions about the human mind. A magician, academic and author, Richard holds the UK’s only professorship in the public understanding of psychology. Together with science journalist Marnie Chesterston, they take on all manner of questions from the public, celebrities and each other, on everything from ghosts to laughter, dreaming to luck, sleep to memory. This fact-filled, irreverent, interactive podcast is the ultimate guide to the human psyche and provides listeners with an invaluable toolkit for successful living. Subscribe and don’t miss an episode, published weekly. Got a question for Richard? We’d love to hear from you - send text or a voice message to @wisemanpod or head to listentoonyourmind.com. https://twitter.com/wisemanpod 
31/01/23·1m 55s
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