" New Scientist"
"For all those who are tired of the usual self-help formula--homespun anecdotes, upbeat platitudes, over-the-top promises--Richard Wiseman's 59 Seconds is just what the PhD ordered."
" The Wall Street Journal
"Seemingly perfect for this age of short attention spans and instant gratification."
" The Chronicle Herald
"At last, a self-help guide that is based on proper research. Perfect for busy, curious, smart people."
Simon Singh, author of Fermat's Enigma
Wiseman is a brilliant name for a psychologist, and this book proves the professor is not misnamed. . . . [59 Seconds] contains dozens of fascinating and useful nuggets, and they all have science on their side.