Jason Betts (psychic)

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Jason Betts
Nationality Australian
Occupation Psychic, mathematician & IQ test author[1]
Home town Tasmania
  • 2010 Tasmanian Psychic of the Year
  • 2008 Australian Psychic of the Year[5]
Jason Betts

Jason Betts is a psychic and IQ test author from Tasmania, Australia. He is the founder and editor of the World Genius Directory, a voluntary directory of geniuses from around the world listed by IQ.[6] He has won numerous awards as a psychic and also appeared on Season 1 of The One[7] with Andrew Daddo and ABC's Unbelievable.[8] He was recently referred to by Today Tonight as "Australia's Top Psychic."[5] He is the Abbot for the Order of the Mystic Rose[2] and a member of both Mensa International,[3] the Triple Nine Society[1] and the Prometheus Society.[4]


Betts was said to have a momentary-death experience in 1988. It was at that time that he abandoned his study of medicine and began learning about sciences, physics and mathematics. He also studied philosophy post grad. He founded the Tasmania Association of Spiritual Advisors in 1995 which led to the Tasmania Psychic Expos. He is also qualified in Metaphysics, Remedial Massage, Acupuncture, Traditional Japanese Reiki, Astrology, Homoeopathy and more in natural therapies.[1]

Betts has appeared on regional and national media outlets as a psychic. He has given live psychic readings on 89.3 LAFM[9] and also appeared in Season 1 of The One as well as ABC's Unbelievable. He also appeared on ESO TV in Psychic Readings Live.[10]

Betts has organised psychic expos including the Devonport Psychic Expo in 2010.[11] He is also the author of the 2005 book Maths Experiments: A Practical Resource Book for Year 9.[12] He also has three sequences published in the On-Line Encyclopedia of Integer Sequences. They include "the number of centered circles that can form hexagonal symmetry,"[13] "a sequence of prime numbers expressed as minimum bases using only digits 0 and 1,"[14] and "a sequence of prime numbers that can be expressed using only digits 0 and 1 in minimum ascending bases."[15]

Awards and honours


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 "Polymath Alchemist and Mystic – Jason Betts Interview". American Down Under. http://www.americandownunder.com/phantom/grn/people_jason_betts.asp. Retrieved 5 February 2013. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 "List of all Authorised Marriage Celebrants". Australian Attorney General. http://marriage.ag.gov.au/internet/marriagecelebrants.nsf/Public/Marriage%20Celebrants?SearchView&Query=%28jason%20AND%20betts*%29&Start=1&Count=100&SearchMax=1000. Retrieved 18 February 2013. 
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Australian Members' Web Pages". Mensa International. http://www.mensa.org.au/links/. Retrieved 18 February 2013. 
  4. 4.0 4.1 "Member Websites". The Prometheus Society. http://prometheussociety.org/cms/links/12-member-websites. Retrieved 18 February 2013. 
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  6. Spector, Dina (23 October 2012). "The 16 Smartest People on Earth". Business Insider. http://www.businessinsider.com/smartest-people-on-earth-2012-10?op=1. Retrieved 30 September 2013. 
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  11. Cox, Veronika (6 August 2010). "Bigger psychic expo crowds tipped". The Advocate. http://www.theadvocate.com.au/story/687146/bigger-psychic-expo-crowds-tipped/. Retrieved 28 September 2013. 
  12. Betts, Jason (2005). Maths Experiments: A Practical Resource Book for Year 9. Software Publications. ISBN 9781741236422. http://books.google.com/books/about/Maths_Experiments.html?id=296oPAAACAAJ. 
  13. "The number of centered circles that can form hexagonal symmetry". On-Line Encyclopedia of Integer Sequences. http://oeis.org/A218146. Retrieved 28 September 2013. 
  14. "A sequence of prime numbers expressed as minimum bases using only digits 0 and 1". On-Line Encyclopedia of Integer Sequences. http://oeis.org/A215511. Retrieved 28 September 2013. 
  15. "A sequence of prime numbers that can be expressed using only digits 0 and 1 in minimum ascending bases". On-Line Encyclopedia of Integer Sequences. http://oeis.org/A126359. Retrieved 28 September 2013. 
  16. "2010 Psychic of the Year Awards". Newagesupastore. January 2010. http://www.newagesupastore.com/newagenews/review0110a.html. Retrieved 4 February 2013. 
  17. McNicoll, D.D. (8 January 2008). "Prescient presentation". The Australian. http://www.theaustralian.com.au/news/prescient-presentation/story-e6frg6n6-1111115266483. Retrieved 28 September 2013. 

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