About Our Podcast
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.
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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 ...
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...
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 ...
What the people say about us
Wonderful chemistry between two people talking about psychology
One of my favourite half hours of the week.
Really immersive podcast
Richard and Marnie regularly select interesting and engaging topics generally based on listener questions. The psychology examples are especially fascinating. The 2 presenters have an easy style and good rapport making this one of my favourite podcasts
My Favourite Podcast!
Very interesting and entertaining podcast! I love psychology and have been a fan of Richard Wiseman for years, so this is right up my street! Easily my favourite podcast, thank you Richard and Marnie!