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Maria Konnikova

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Maria Konnikova is the author of the new book <em><a href="http://www.amazon.com/Mastermind-Think-Like-Sherlock-Holmes/dp/0670026573" rel="nofollow">Mastermind: How to Think Like Sherlock Holmes</a>.</em> She writes the “Literally Psyched” column for <em> Scientific American</em> and formerly wrote the popular psychology blog “Artful Choice” for Big Think. Her writing has appeared in <em>The Atlantic, Slate,</em> <em>The Paris Review, The Observer, Scientific American MIND, </em>and <em>Scientific American</em>, and <em>The New Republic </em>among other publications. She graduated from Harvard University and is currently a doctoral candidate in psychology at Columbia University. She lives in New York City.

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