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Maria Konnikova

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MASTERMINDhas been nominated for an Anthony Awardfor best critical or non-fiction work. Winners will be announced at Bouchercon in November.

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“the most powerful mind is the quiet mind. It is the mind that is present, reflective, mindful of its thoughts and its state. It doesn’t often multitask, and when it does, it does so with a purpose.”
Maria Konnikova, Mastermind: How to Think Like Sherlock Holmes

“for every standard deviation increase in cloud cover on the day of the college visit, a student is 9 percent more likely to actually enroll in that college.”
Maria Konnikova, Mastermind: How to Think Like Sherlock Holmes

“Imagination is all about new possibilities, eventualities that don’t exist, counterfactuals, a recombination of elements in new ways. It is about the untested. And the untested is uncertain. It is frightening—even”
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