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Maria Konnikova Quotes

But when we observe, we are forced to pay attention. We have to move from passive absorption to active awareness. We have to engage.
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But when we observe, we are forced to pay attention. We have to move from passive absorption to active awareness. We have to engage.

— Maria Konnikova

All too often, when it comes to our own minds, we are surprisingly mindless. We sail on, blithely unaware of how much we are missing, of how little we grasp of our own thought process - and how much better we could be if only we'd taken the time to understand and to reflect.

— Maria Konnikova

The most powerful mind is the quiet mind. It is the mind that is present, reflective, mindful of its thoughts and its state. It doesn't often multitask, and when it does, it does so with a purpose.

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Maria Konnikova Quotes: Holmes serves as an ideal model of how
Holmes serves as an ideal model of how we can learn to see and think better.

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As children, we are remarkably aware. We absorb and process information at a speed that we'll never again come close to achieving ... we are learning about our world and its possibilities.

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Looking at scenes of nature, for even a short while, can help us become more insightful, more creative, and more productive.

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How many thoughts float in and out of your head without your stopping to identify them? How many ideas and insights have escaped because you forgot to pay attention?

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Maria Konnikova Quotes: When we are forced to do multiple things
When we are forced to do multiple things at once, not only do we perform worse on all of them but our memory decreases and our general well-being suffers a palpable hit.

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