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Steven Pinker is an authority on language and the mind. He is Peter de Florez professor of psychology in the department of brain and cognitive sciences at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Steven Arthur Pinker was born on September 18, 1954 in Canada. mostrar mais He is an experimental psychologist, cognitive scientist, linguist, and author. He is a psychology professor at Harvard University. He is the author of several non-fiction books including The Language Instinct, How the Mind Works, Words and Rules, The Blank Slate, The Stuff of Thought, and The Sense of Style: The Thinking Person's Guide to Writing in the 21st Century. His research in cognitive psychology has won the Early Career Award in 1984 and Boyd McCandless Award in 1986 from the American Psychological Association, the Troland Research Award in 1993 from the National Academy of Sciences, the Henry Dale Prize in 2004 from the Royal Institution of Great Britain, and the George Miller Prize in 2010 from the Cognitive Neuroscience Society. He was twice a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, in 1998 and in 2003. In 2006, he received the American Humanist Association's Humanist of the Year award for his contributions to public understanding of human evolution. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos

Obras de Steven Pinker

How the Mind Works (1997) 4,771 cópias
The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2004 (2004) — Editor — 291 cópias
Hotheads (2005) 72 cópias
Connections and Symbols (Cognition Special Issue) (1988) — Editor — 43 cópias
暴力の人類史 上 1 exemplar(es)
PROGRESI NJEREZOR 1 exemplar(es)
Progresi i njerëzimit 1 exemplar(es)
100 Philosophy 1 exemplar(es)
Free How the Mind Works Poster (1999) 1 exemplar(es)
暴力の人類史 下 (2015) 1 exemplar(es)

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The Oxford Book of Modern Science Writing (2008) — Contribuinte — 802 cópias
The Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals (1872) — Introdução, algumas edições754 cópias
Darwin (Norton Critical Edition) (1970) — Contribuinte — 655 cópias
The Nurture Assumption: Why Children Turn Out the Way They Do (1998) — Prefácio, algumas edições559 cópias
Unpacking My Library: Writers and Their Books (2011) — Contribuinte — 379 cópias
A Velocity of Being: Letters to a Young Reader (2018) — Contribuinte — 234 cópias
The New Humanists: Science at the Edge (2003) — Contribuinte — 230 cópias
The Best American Essays 2010 (2010) — Contribuinte — 227 cópias
The Best American Science Writing 2010 (2010) — Contribuinte — 104 cópias
Taking Sides: Clashing Views in Gender (2006) — Contribuinte, algumas edições55 cópias
Jewish Jocks: An Unorthodox Hall of Fame (2012) — Contribuinte — 54 cópias

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Are we living in the most peaceful era of world history? em History: On learning from and writing history (Setembro 2013)

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Como as crianças aprendem sobre o mundo que as rodeia? Como tomamos decisões ou enfrentamos riscos? O que diferencia os gênios do comum dos mortais? Amor, confiança, sensibilidade, decepção, criatividade - quais os mecanismos por trás desses e de e outros processos que tomam conta de nossas mentes diariamente? Neste livro extraordinário, o psicólogo e cientista cognitivo Steven Pinker conduz o leitor com maestria por duas grandes teorias: o evolucionismo de Darwin e a moderna ciência cognitiva. Através do uso de exemplos do cotidiano e de uma argumentação lúcida, em estilo cativante e acessível, Pinker mostra como podemos estar bem próximos de uma das últimas fronteiras do conhecimento - a mente humana.… (mais)
 
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