In this IF Conversation filmed at IdeaFestival 2013, author and psychologist Maria Konnikova talks about what separates Sherlock Holmes from other detectives, and, indeed, from most of us, and how the best psychologists are also novelists.
She is the author of "Mastermind: How to Think Like Sherlock Holmes."
If you are interested in learning more, you can watch a "Five Questions" Skype interview done prior to to last September, or read a live blogged account of her presentation at IF 2013. In the latter, she touches on expanding knowledge through role playing. Give it a read.
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