Maria Konnikova appears in the following:
Thursday, May 25, 2017
Writer, psychologist, and podcast host Maria Konnikova shares some of her favorite con artist movies and explains why audiences can’t get enough of these grifters.
Thursday, January 14, 2016
The New Yorker's Maria Konnikova explains the psychological quirks that leave us vulnerable to scams.
Tuesday, January 12, 2016
The art of con men, and of confidence men that came before them, is rooted in belief, which is why it's so important to human history, one author says.
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.
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.
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.
Wednesday, December 05, 2012