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Maria Konnikova

Maria Konnikova is a contributing writer for The New Yorker online and the author of Mastermind: How to think Like Sherlock Holmes. You can visit her website and follow her on Twitter.

Do animals cry?

Maria Konnikova on the appearance and the authenticity of emotion in the animal kingdom--and how we can use science to explore it.Read the rest

Sherlock Holmes and the infamous brain attic

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Maria Konnikova is the author of Mastermind: How to think Like Sherlock Holmes, out January 2013 from Viking, and a blogger at Scientific American.

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