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Maria Konnikova Quotes

Quotes by Maria Konnikova - (7 quotes)

Maria Konnikova - From the Awareness category:

- Mastermind: How to Think Like Sherlock Holmes...
Holmes serves as an ideal model of how we can learn to see and think better. (Maria Konnikova)

Maria Konnikova - From the Children category:

As children, we are remarkably aware. We absorb and process information at a speed that we'll never again come close to achieving... we are learning about our world and its possibilities. (Maria Konnikova)

Maria Konnikova - From the Nature category:

Looking at scenes of nature, for even a short while, can help us become more insightful, more creative, and more productive. (Maria Konnikova)

Maria Konnikova - From the Observation category:

But when we observe, we are forced to pay attention. We have to move from passive absorption to active awareness. We have to engage. (Maria Konnikova)

Maria Konnikova - From the Questions category:

How many thoughts float in and out of your head without your stopping to identify them? How many ideas and insights have escaped because you forgot to pay attention? (Maria Konnikova)

Maria Konnikova - From the Stress category:

When we are forced to do multiple things at once, not only do we perform worse on all of them but our memory decreases and our general well-being suffers a palpable hit. (Maria Konnikova)

Maria Konnikova - From the Thought category:

All too often, when it comes to our own minds, we are surprisingly mindless. We sail on, blithely unaware of how much we are missing, of how little we grasp of our own thought process - and how much better we could be if only we'd taken the time to understand and to reflect. (Maria Konnikova)