How the Mind Learns: Insights from Psychology & Poker

Speakers

Maria Konnikova

How does the human brain learn throughout life? In this talk, author and psychologist Maria Konnikova combines insights from her psychological research into human learning with her personal experience during the transition from novice to winning professional poker player to explore how the mind takes in and processes new information, and how we can optimize the process for maximum success.

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Format: Featured
Event Type: Session
Level: Basic Understanding