Steven Pinker: The Thinking Person's Guide to Writing in the 21st Century

  1. Part of "The Thinking Person's Guide to Writing in the 21st Century" with Steven Pinker
    An event sponsored by the MGH Center for Law, Brain & Behavior and the Boston Society for Neurology & Psychiatry
    November 20, 2014 | Bornstein Amphitheatre | Brigham and Women's Hospital

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  2. Part of "The Thinking Person's Guide to Writing in the 21st Century" with Steven Pinker
    An event sponsored by the MGH Center for Law, Brain & Behavior and the Boston Society for Neurology & Psychiatry
    November 20, 2014 | Bornstein Amphitheatre | Brigham and Women's Hospital

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    Steven Pinker is an experimental psychologist and one of the world’s foremost writers on language, mind, and human nature. Currently Johnstone Family Professor of Psychology at Harvard University, Pinker has also taught at Stanford and MIT. His research on visual cognition and the psychology of language has won prizes from the National Academy of Sciences, the Royal Institution of Great Britain, the Cognitive Neuroscience Society, and the American Psychological Association. He has also received eight honorary doctorates, several teaching awards at MIT and Harvard, and numerous prizes for his books "The Language Instinct," "How the Mind Works," "The Blank Slate," and "The Better Angels of Our Nature." He is Chair of the Usage Panel of the American Heritage Dictionary, and often writes for The New York Times, Time, and The New Republic. He has been named Humanist of the Year, Prospect magazine’s “The World’s Top 100 Public Intellectuals,” Foreign Policy’s “100 Global Thinkers,” and Time magazine’s “The 100 Most Influential People in the World Today.”

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  3. Part of "The Thinking Person's Guide to Writing in the 21st Century" with Steven Pinker
    An event sponsored by the MGH Center for Law, Brain & Behavior and the Boston Society for Neurology & Psychiatry
    November 20, 2014 | Bornstein Amphitheatre | Brigham and Women's Hospital

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Steven Pinker: The Thinking Person's Guide to Writing in the 21st Century

On Thursday, November 20, 2014, CLBB & BSNP co-sponsored a talk by Steven Pinker, renowned Harvard cognitive psychologist, linguist, and popular author, to discuss his most recent book, "The Sense of Style: The Thinking Person’s Guide to Writing in the…


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On Thursday, November 20, 2014, CLBB & BSNP co-sponsored a talk by Steven Pinker, renowned Harvard cognitive psychologist, linguist, and popular author, to discuss his most recent book, "The Sense of Style: The Thinking Person’s Guide to Writing in the 21st Century."

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