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How to think like Sherlock Holmes

Turns out Sherlock Holmes’ seemingly ‘super-human’ thought processes are not fictional impossibilities, but real methods that we can use in our lives. Psychology columnist Maria Konnikova schools Rico in a few of Holmes’ signature tricks: an orderly “brain attic,” and a curious disposition. Maria’s book, Mastermind: How To Think Like Sherlock Holmes, is out now.