Maria Konnikova Mastermind Summary

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Psychologist and journalist Maria Konnikova introduces new methods of memory retrieve in her new book Mastermind: How to Think Like Sherlock Holmes. In this book she study Sherlock’s mind to determine the key to his success and his deliberative, astute, and observant characteristics.
As a result of her observation she asserts that Sherlock Holmes does not have a supernatural memory on the other hand he has a normal brain and memory like other people. However the way that he utilize his memory and connects that to other senses is a mindful process. One of the things that makes him standout among the others is his ability to observe instead of just seeing. Also his ability to organize the information in his mind helps him to accelerate the information
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