Steven Pinker

Steven Pinker, PhD

49 Interviews
As an evolutionary psychologist, Steven Pinker advances the idea that humans are getting along better over time – despite what we see on the nightly news. As a linguist, he knows how the mind learns and a psychologist, he knows how the mind feels. On the About page on his personal website, Pinker has posted an X-ray of his brain and a spreadsheet of his genome.

Steven Pinker's Interviews

Joe Walker & Steven Pinker 14 Dec 2022 • EN

#140: Rationality And Its Opposite — Steven Pinker

How rational are we? How can a species smart enough to set foot on the moon also be prone to conspiracy theories that the moon landing was fake? Joe speaks with Steven Pinker to discuss rationality — and its opposite. Steven Pinker is the Johnstone Professor of Psychology at Harvard University. He is a two-time Pulitze

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Iona Italia & Steven Pinker 05 Jul 2022 • EN

131 - Steven Pinker - Rationality

General Visit Steven’s website, which includes information about all his books, including his latest, ‘Rationality’, and how to purchase them: Follow Steven on Twitter: Timestamps 00:00 Opening and introduction. 2:17 The conventional wisdom that humans are irredeem

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Lawrence Krauss & Steven Pinker 02 Feb 2022 • EN

Steven Pinker on Rationality, Psychology, Language, & More

On this episode of The Origins Podcast, experimental psychologist, Steven Pinker shares an excellent conversation with Lawrence Krauss. Steven and Lawrence cover a variety of topics, including rationality, evolutionary psychology, and language.

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Jordan Harbinger & Steven Pinker 30 Nov 2021 • EN

Steven Pinker | Why Rationality Seems Scarce

Steven Pinker (@sapinker) is a psychology professor at Harvard, one of the world's leading authorities on language and the mind, and an author of several bestsellers. His latest is Rationality: What It Is, Why It Seems Scarce, Why It Matters. What We Discuss with Steven Pinker: Why, by most metrics, older generations a

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Kevin Scott & Steven Pinker 29 Nov 2021 • EN

Dr. Steven Pinker: Psychologist, psycholinguist and author

What could be more interesting than the human mind? Pinker is a best-selling author interested in all aspects of language and human nature. Kevin talks with this Harvard professor about the human mind, rationality and developmental linguistics. Click here for transcript of this episode. Behind the Tech with Kevin Scott

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This was a very special conversation for our host! Dr. Debra Soh interviews Professor Steven Pinker (Harvard University, author of “Rationality” and “The Blank Slate”) about saving universities from wokeness, the cancellation attacks he’s faced, marriage advice, sexual chemistry, how he met his wife, his love of photog

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