Maria Konnikova
Columnist, The New Yorker

Maria Konnikova is the author of Mastermind: How to Think Like Sherlock Holmes (2013) and the The Confidence Game (2016). She is a columnist for The New Yorker online and lives in New York.

Essay/Digital Culture

Critics say that porn degrades women, dulls sexual pleasure, and ruins authentic relationships – are they right?

Maria Konnikova

Essay/Love & Friendship
The empathy machine

Sherlock was right – new research shows that seeing through another's eyes takes a detached mind not just a warm heart

Maria Konnikova