Do You See Like Dr. Watson or Observe Like Sherlock Holmes?

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Jan. 3 2013 5:29 AM

Do You Think Like Sherlock Holmes?

What the detective can teach us about observation, attention, and happiness.

Maria Konnikova is the author of Mastermind: How To Think Like Sherlock Holmes. Her writing has appeared in the New York Times, the Atlantic, the Paris Review, the New Republic, and the Wall Street Journal. She lives in New York City.