How to Think Like Sherlock Holmes

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Ranked #43 in Sherlock Holmes, Ranked #97 in Educational Psychology

No fictional character is more renowned for his powers of thought and observation than Sherlock Holmes. But is his extraordinary intellect merely a gift of fiction, or can we learn to cultivate these abilities ourselves, to improve our lives at work and at home?

We can, says psychologist and journalist Maria Konnikova, and in Mastermind she shows us how. Beginning with the "brain attic"--Holmes's metaphor for how we store information and organize knowledge--Konnikova unpacks the mental strategies that lead to clearer thinking and deeper insights. Drawing on twenty-first-century...

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Kirk Borne To Change the Way You Think, Change the Way You See: “To observe, you must learn to separate situation from interpretation, yourself from what you are seeing.” Also see this book: #Cognitive (Source)

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