Maria Konnikova

Maria Konnikova appears in the following:

Fiction Prescription: The Real Benefits of Made-Up Stories

Monday, November 23, 2015

Science shows that reading fiction makes people more comfortable with uncertainty and improves our ability to see the world from someone else's point of view.

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It's Time to Slow Down Our Busy Lives

Wednesday, December 03, 2014

Omid Safi, a professor and editor, and Maria Konnikova, contributor to The New Yorker, talks about the busy lives of people, relaxation and the time crunch for people in poverty.

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Learn to Think Like Sherlock

Monday, January 07, 2013

Maria Konnikova, journalist, psychologist and author of Mastermind: How to Think Like Sherlock Holmes, uses the fictional account of the super-detective's reasoning skills to explore the real-world science of improving cognitive function.

→Event:  Maria Konnikova will be reading from Mastermind on Monday, January 7, starting at 7:00pm at Book Court,

→Event: On Wednesday, January 16 at noon, Maria will be at 92Y Tribeca, where she will be reading, talking, conducting an audience Q&A and signing copies of her new book, tickets can be purchased here.   

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Exciting News About Boredom

Wednesday, December 05, 2012

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