The famed fictional sleuth was renown for his amazing powers of concentration, observation and deduction. Journalist and psychologist Maria Konnikova explains the thought-processes at work behind such clear thinking and gives tips on achieving similar levels of concentration in a world bristling with distractions. Konnikova is the author of "Mastermind: How To Think Like Sherlock Holmes."
http://www.wypr.org/podcast/how-think-s ... y-6-1-2-pm
Might make for a good topic at Skeptiko.