Steven Pinker
homepage:http://pinker.wjh.harvard.edu/
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Pinker is the Johnstone Family Professor of Psychology at Harvard University. He returned to Harvard in September 2003 after 21 years at MIT, where he was most recently the Peter de Florez Professor of Psychology in the Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences and a MacVicar Faculty Fellow. A native of Montreal, he received his B.A. from McGill University in 1976 and his Ph.D. in psychology from Harvard in 1979. His scholarship has brought him awards and election to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Many more awards and worldwide recognition have come from several popular science books, including The Language Instinct, How the Mind Works, and most recently, The Blank Slate: The Modern Denial of Human Nature.


Lectures:

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flag The Future of Digital Commons
as author at  MIT Communications Forum,
together with: Nancy Kranich, Ann Wolpert,
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flag Pinker's Farewell
as author at  MIT Communications Forum,
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flag Words and Rules: The Ingredients of Language
as author at  MIT World Series: Fundamentals of the Brain and Mind: A Short Course in Neuroscience,
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flag The Blank Slate: The Modern Denial of Human Nature
as author at  Authors@MIT,
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