Steven Pinker

psychologist, linguist, author
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Steven Arthur Pinker (born September 18, 1954) is a Canadian-American experimental psychologist. He has written six popular psychology books. He is a Harvard College professor.

Early life and careerEdit

Pinker was born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada in 1954, to a middle-class English-speaking Jewish family.

Personal lifeEdit

When he was 13 he became an atheist.[1] Pinker was given the American Humanist Association's Humanist of the Year award on May 13, 2006.

Other websitesEdit


  1. Staff, Guardian (6 November 1999). "Steven Pinker: the mind reader" – via