In "59 Seconds", psychologist Professor Richard Wiseman presents a fresh approach to change that helps people achieve their aims and ambitions in minutes, not months. From mood to memory, persuasion to procrastination, and resilience to relationships, Wiseman outlines the research supporting this new science of rapid change, and describes how these quick and quirky techniques can be incorporated into everyday life. Think a little, change a lot. This title helps to: discover why even thinking about going to the gym can help you keep in shape; learn how pot plants make you more creative; and, find out why putting a pencil between your teeth instantly makes you happier.
'At last, a self-help guide that is based on proper research. Perfect for busy, curious, smart people' - Simon Singh, author of "Fermat's Last Theorem".
'A triumph of scientifically proven advice over misleading myths of self-help. Challenging, uplifting and long overdue' - Derren Brown.