Maria Konnikova

Welcome to my blog. I’ll do my best to update it regularly (or semi-regularly, at the least…) with news, writing updates, and other assorted thoughts. Read, enjoy, and please share your thoughts and comments. If you’re looking for psychology pieces at the New Yorker, you can find them here. If you’re looking for my old blog about literature and psychology, Literally Psyched, you can find it here.

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Live chat on anxiety, anxiety disorders, Daniel Smith’s memoir

July 26, 2012

I’ll be doing a live chat tomorrow, July 26th, at noon EDT, on anxiety, anxiety disorders, and Daniel Smith’s new memoir, Monkey Mind. You can join or post questions in advance here. We’ll also be talking about my recent piece for Scientific American, “Warning: This story might make you anxious.


July 5, 2012

Here is the cover for the US version of MASTERMIND. I think it’s awfully pretty, and hope you like it:

Many thanks to Les Klinger for ensuring the authenticity of the pipe. And I would love to hear your thoughts on the design!

And don’t forget that MASTERMIND is now available for pre-order, at AmazonBarnes & Noble, and Indiebound. And for British readers, it’s at Amazon’s UK site, too.