Maria Konnikova

Maria is an award-winning author, journalist, and international champion poker player. She is a contributing writer for The New Yorker, and the author of two New York Times bestsellers. Maria’s writing has been translated into over 20 languages. She also hosts the podcast "The Grift" from Panoply Media, a show that explores con artists and the lives they ruin. Maria graduated from Harvard University and holds a PhD in Psychology from Columbia University.

Articles by Maria Konnikova

Insights categories - Personal investing

Avoid common behavioural biases when investing

By Maria Konnikova on 23 Aug 2019

Viewing time: 1 min

Poker is known as a wicked environment: a setting that is dynamic and uncertain; where things are hidden, and you don’t always have all the information on...

Insights categories - Personal investing

How poker taught me to make better decisions

By Maria Konnikova on 30 Jul 2019

Reading time: 7 mins

Psychologist, bestselling author and professional poker player, Maria Konnikova, recently inspired delegates at the Allan Gray Investment Summit 2019 to make...


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