Thursday, July 22, 2010

Steven Pinker and "The Glorious, Mysterious Brain"

The Connecticut Forum Announces:
Steven Pinker will join us for
The Glorious, Mysterious Brain

Friday, February 25, 2011

"If I call myself a psychologist people immediately think of a psychotherapist, but if I call myself a cognitive scientist at least no one knows what the hell that is."- Steven Pinker, The Guardian UK.

One of Time Magazine 2004's 100 Most Interesting People. A Harvard professor and world renowned researcher. Author of seven books and numerous articles. The Connecticut Forum welcomes Steven Pinker for The Glorious and Mysterious Brain Panel!

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 The New Republic, and is the author of seven books, including The Blank Slate, The Language Instinct, How the Mind Works, and most recently, The Stuff of Thought: Language as a Window into Human Nature.

Watch Dr. Pinker on The Colbert Report:

The Colbert ReportMon - Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c
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You can also take a look at his website, or check out his real-life genome.

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