The Confidence Game

by Maria Konnikova

Book Reviews

  • I’ve read a lot of books on psychology, human behaviour and behavioural economics, but this has been far the most accessible, engaging and fun. to Tweet
  • When researchers administered a Machiavellianism test on one thousand marketers, over 10% scored in the highest possible range, far above the population average. Via The Confidence Game book to Tweet
  • As @SAPinker put it, “The story of the con artist may be unmatched for combining human interest with insight into human nature, and star psychology writer Maria Konnikova explains their wiles to us with her characteristic clarity, flair, and depth” 6/8 to Tweet

About Book

A compelling investigation into the minds, motives, and methods of con artistsand the people who fall for their cons over and over again.