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Deduction - Maria Konnikova | Intangibles 019
By Steve Berg February 11, 2018
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Maria Konnikova is the author of the bestsellers The Confidence Game and Mastermind: How to Think Like Sherlock Holmes. Maria is a regularly contributing writer for The New Yorker whose writing has won numerous awards, including the 2019 Excellence in Science Journalism Award from the Society of Personality and Social Psychology. She inadvertently turned into a professional poker player. Maria’s writing has been featured in Best American Science and Nature Writing. Maria also hosts the podcast The Grift from Panoply Media, a show that explores con artists and the lives they ruin, and is currently a visiting fellow at NYU’s School of Journalism. She graduated from Harvard University and received her PhD in psychology from Columbia University.