Steven Pinker

Steven Pinker

Steven Pinker is a Canadian-American cognitive psychologist, linguist, and popular science author. He is Johnstone Family Professor in the Department of Psychology at Harvard University and is known for his advocacy of evolutionary psychology and the computational theory of mind.

Pinker has been named as one of the world’s most influential intellectuals by various magazines. He has won awards from the American Psychological Association, the National Academy of Sciences, the Royal Institution, the Cognitive Neuroscience Society and the American Humanist Association. He has served on the editorial boards of a variety of journals, and on the advisory boards of several institutions. He has frequently participated in public debates on science and society.

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Steven Pinker

Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress

Language, Cognition, and Human Nature

The Sense of Style: The Thinking Person’s Guide to Writing in the 21st Century

The Blank Slate: The Modern Denial of Human Nature

How the Mind Works

The Better Angels of Our Nature: The Decline of Violence In History And Its Causes

The Stuff of Thought: Language as a Window into Human Nature

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