Stephen Pinker, Language, & Human Nature
Named in 2004 by Time Magazine as one of 100 most influential scientists and thinkers in the world,Stephen Pinker's books include The Language Instinct, How the Mind Works, Words and Rules, The Blank Slate, and The Stuff of Thought. They combine cognitive science with behavioral genetics and evolutionary psychology. He was also named as one of Prospect and Foreign Policy's 100 top public intellectuals in 2005. Above is an animation adapted from a speech on language and human nature given by Steven Pinker.
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