Maria Konnikova
Maria Konnikova

Maria Konnikova is the author of Mastermind: How to Think Like Sherlock Holmes and The Confidence Game. Her writing has appeared in the New York Times, the Atlantic, the Paris Review, the New Republic, and the Wall Street Journal.

The Gist
Feb. 21 2017 7:34 PMFacing the News Like a Poker ChampGuest host Maria Konnikova speaks with Annie Duke about how champion card players stay calm during hard times
Science
Jan. 3 2013 5:29 AMDo You Think Like Sherlock Holmes?What the detective can teach us about observation, attention, and happiness.
Science
Feb. 22 2016 2:09 PMPsychopathic, Narcissistic Machiavellians The traits that make con artists—and stockbrokers and lawyers—tick. 
Books
June 29 2012 11:45 PMThe Great American NovelWe’ve been looking for one since the 1860s. Why?