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Steven Pinker

Harvard University

September 24, 2009
34 minutes
Steven Pinker


Steven Pinker is Harvard College Professor and Johnstone Family Professor in the Department of Psychology at Harvard University. Until 2003, he taught in the Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences at MIT. He conducts research on language and cognition, writes for publications such as the New York Times, Time, and Slate, and is the author of seven books, including The Language Instinct, How the Mind Works, Words and Rules, and The Blank Slate.

Books by Steven Pinker:

The Stuff of Thought, 2008 The Language Instinct, 2007 The Blank Slate, 2003