Maria Konnikova – How to Think Like Sherlock Holmes

January 14, 2013

Our guest this week is Maria Konnikova, who is the author of a simply fascinating new book about training your mind so you’re as sharp as the fictional detective Sherlock Holmes.

It’s entitled Mastermind: How to Think Like Sherlock Holmes.

In addition to her new book, Konnikova writes the “Literally Psyched” column for Scientific American, and is a doctoral candidate in psychology at Columbia University.

She’s also written for The Atlantic, Slate, The New York Times, and other publications. Mastermind is her first book.

Links Mentioned in this Episode
Scientific American: Literally Psyched