Professor Richard Wiseman

The creation of a social distancing game

Can You Save the World? Professor Richard Wiseman introduces his new online video game that teaches the importance of social distancing and the vital part it plays in stopping the spread of COVID-19.



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About Professor Richard Wiseman

Professor Richard Wiseman holds Britain’s only Professorship in the Public Understanding of Psychology at the University of Hertfordshire and is in the Independent On Sunday’s 'Top 100 People Who Make Britain a Better Place to Live'.

He has published over 100 research papers and written several best-selling books, including The Luck Factor and 59 Seconds. He regularly appears on the media and presents keynote talks to organisations across the world, including The Swiss Economic Forum, Google and Amazon. Professor Richard Wiseman has been described by a Scientific American columnist as ‘…one of the most interesting and innovative experimental psychologists in the world today.’

Richard is a Member of the Inner Magic Circle, a Director of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, and has created psychology-based YouTube videos that have attracted millions of views. He has worked as a creative on several television and stage shows, including Derren Brown, The Twilight Zone and Brain Games.

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