Steven Pinker - Publications

Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, United States 

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2019 Mehr SA, Singh M, Knox D, Ketter DM, Pickens-Jones D, Atwood S, Lucas C, Jacoby N, Egner AA, Hopkins EJ, Howard RM, Hartshorne JK, Jennings MV, Simson J, Bainbridge CM, ... Pinker S, et al. Universality and diversity in human song. Science (New York, N.Y.). 366. PMID 31753969 DOI: 10.1126/science.aax0868  0.96
2019 De Freitas J, Thomas K, DeScioli P, Pinker S. Common knowledge, coordination, and strategic mentalizing in human social life. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. PMID 31253709 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1905518116  0.52
2018 De Freitas J, DeScioli P, Thomas KA, Pinker S. Maimonides' ladder: States of mutual knowledge and the perception of charitability. Journal of Experimental Psychology. General. PMID 30335447 DOI: 10.1037/xge0000507  0.52
2018 Hartshorne JK, Tenenbaum JB, Pinker S. A critical period for second language acquisition: Evidence from 2/3 million English speakers. Cognition. PMID 29729947 DOI: 10.1016/j.cognition.2018.04.007  0.96
2017 De Freitas J, DeScioli P, Nemirow J, Massenkoff M, Pinker S. Kill or Die: Moral Judgment Alters Linguistic Coding of Causality. Journal of Experimental Psychology. Learning, Memory, and Cognition. PMID 28150958 DOI: 10.1037/xlm0000369  0.52
2016 Cho KI, Chon MG. OS 12-06 EFFECT OF LONG-TERM ILOPROST TREATMENT ON THE RIGHT VENTRICULAR FUNCTION IN PATIENTS WITH EISENMENGER SYNDROME. Journal of Hypertension. 34: e77. PMID 27643376 DOI: 10.1097/01.hjh.0000500054.43700.07  0.36
2016 Yang Y, Wang Y, Niu R, Lu J, Zhu X, Wang Y. Preparation and characterization of chitosan microparticles for immunoaffinity extraction and determination of enrofloxacin. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules. PMID 27640092 DOI: 10.1016/j.ijbiomac.2016.09.041  0.32
2016 Higashimori H, Schin CS, Chiang MS, Morel L, Shoneye TA, Nelson DL, Yang Y. Selective Deletion of Astroglial FMRP Dysregulates Glutamate Transporter GLT1 and Contributes to Fragile X Syndrome Phenotypes In Vivo. The Journal of Neuroscience : the Official Journal of the Society For Neuroscience. 36: 7079-7094. PMID 27383586 DOI: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.1069-16.2016  0.6
2016 Kim J, Lee SH, Jang JH, Kim MS, Lee EH, Kim YZ. Increased expression of the histone H3 lysine 4 methyltransferase MLL4 and the histone H3 lysine 27 demethylase UTX prolonging the overall survival of patients with glioblastoma and a methylated MGMT promoter. Journal of Neurosurgery. 1-11. PMID 27367247 DOI: 10.3171/2016.4.JNS1652  0.56
2016 Park Y, Kyo Jung J, Kim Y. A Mixture of Bacillus thuringiensis subsp. israelensis With Xenorhabdus nematophila-Cultured Broth Enhances Toxicity Against Mosquitoes Aedes albopictus and Culex pipiens pallens (Diptera: Culicidae). Journal of Economic Entomology. PMID 27018440 DOI: 10.1093/jee/tow063  0.36
2016 Thomas KA, De Freitas J, DeScioli P, Pinker S. Recursive Mentalizing and Common Knowledge in the Bystander Effect. Journal of Experimental Psychology. General. PMID 26913616 DOI: 10.1037/xge0000153  1
2016 Haidt J, Pinker S. Moral psychology: An exchange New York Review of Books. 63.  1
2014 Rietveld CA, Esko T, Davies G, Pers TH, Turley P, Benyamin B, Chabris CF, Emilsson V, Johnson AD, Lee JJ, de Leeuw C, Marioni RE, Medland SE, Miller MB, Rostapshova O, ... ... Pinker S, et al. Common genetic variants associated with cognitive performance identified using the proxy-phenotype method. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 111: 13790-4. PMID 25201988 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1404623111  1
2014 van der Lely HK, Pinker S. The biological basis of language: insight from developmental grammatical impairments. Trends in Cognitive Sciences. 18: 586-95. PMID 25172525 DOI: 10.1016/j.tics.2014.07.001  1
2014 Thomas KA, DeScioli P, Haque OS, Pinker S. The psychology of coordination and common knowledge. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. 107: 657-76. PMID 25111301 DOI: 10.1037/a0037037  1
2014 Reed LI, DeScioli P, Pinker SA. The commitment function of angry facial expressions. Psychological Science. 25: 1511-7. PMID 24898726 DOI: 10.1177/0956797614531027  1
2013 Pinker S. George A. Miller (1920-2012). The American Psychologist. 68: 467-8. PMID 24016117 DOI: 10.1037/a0032874  1
2013 Chabris CF, Lee JJ, Benjamin DJ, Beauchamp JP, Glaeser EL, Borst G, Pinker S, Laibson DI. Why it is hard to find genes associated with social science traits: theoretical and empirical considerations. American Journal of Public Health. 103: S152-66. PMID 23927501 DOI: 10.2105/AJPH.2013.301327  1
2013 Gleditsch NP, Pinker S, Thayer BA, Levy JS, Thompson WR. The forum: The decline of war International Studies Review. 15: 396-419. DOI: 10.1111/misr.12031  1
2012 Pinker S. Violence: clarified. Science (New York, N.Y.). 338: 327-8. PMID 23087229 DOI: 10.1126/science.338.6105.327-b  1
2012 Pinker S. Why the world is more peaceful Current History. 111: 34-39.  1
2011 Pinker S. Decline of violence: Taming the devil within us. Nature. 478: 309-11. PMID 22012371 DOI: 10.1038/478309a  1
2011 Michel JB, Shen YK, Aiden AP, Veres A, Gray MK, Pickett JP, Hoiberg D, Clancy D, Norvig P, Orwant J, Pinker S, Nowak MA, Aiden EL. Quantitative analysis of culture using millions of digitized books. Science (New York, N.Y.). 331: 176-82. PMID 21163965 DOI: 10.1126/science.1199644  1
2011 Pinker S. Representations and decision rules in the theory of self-deception Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 34: 35-37. DOI: 10.1017/S0140525X1000261X  1
2011 Pinker S. Indirect speech, politeness, deniability, and relationship negotiation: Comment on Marina Terkourafi's " The Puzzle of Indirect Speech" Journal of Pragmatics. 43: 2866-2868. DOI: 10.1016/j.pragma.2011.05.005  1
2011 Pinker S. A history of (Non)violence Foreign Policy 1
2010 Huang YT, Pinker S. Lexical Semantics and Irregular Inflection. Language and Cognitive Processes. 25: 1411-1461. PMID 21151703 DOI: 10.1080/01690961003589476  1
2010 Lee JJ, Pinker S. Rationales for indirect speech: the theory of the strategic speaker. Psychological Review. 117: 785-807. PMID 20658853 DOI: 10.1037/a0019688  1
2010 Pinker S. Colloquium paper: the cognitive niche: coevolution of intelligence, sociality, and language. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 107: 8993-9. PMID 20445094 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.0914630107  1
2009 Sahin NT, Pinker S, Cash SS, Schomer D, Halgren E. Sequential processing of lexical, grammatical, and phonological information within Broca's area. Science (New York, N.Y.). 326: 445-9. PMID 19833971 DOI: 10.1126/science.1174481  1
2009 Pinker S, Jackendoff R. The Components of Language: What's Specific to Language, and What's Specific to Humans Language Universals. DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305432.003.0007  1
2009 Buss DM, Pinker S. Pop psychology probe Scientific American. 300: 10-11. DOI: 10.1038/scientificamerican0509-10  1
2009 Pinker S, Jackendoff R. The reality of a universal language faculty Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 32: 465-466. DOI: 10.1017/S0140525X09990720  1
2008 Pinker S. Crazy love. Time. 171: 82-3. PMID 18271212  1
2008 Pinker S, Nowak MA, Lee JJ. The logic of indirect speech. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 105: 833-8. PMID 18199841 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.0707192105  1
2008 Pinker S. The Fear of Determinism Are We Free?: Psychology and Free Will. DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189636.003.0017  1
2008 Pinker S. The stupidity of dignity: Conservative bioethics' latest, most dangerous ploy New Republic. 238: 28-31.  1
2007 Pinker S. Words don't mean what they mean. Time. 170: 52-3. PMID 17969971  1
2007 Pinker S. Time 100 scientists & thinkers. Paul Allen. Time. 169: 112. PMID 17539059  1
2007 Pinker S. The mystery of consciousness. Time. 169: 58-62, 65-6, 69-70. PMID 17283674  1
2007 Pinker S. The evolutionary social psychology of off-record indirect speech acts Intercultural Pragmatics. 4: 437-461. DOI: 10.1515/IP.2007.023  1
2007 Pinker S. Thought: Book review has my ideas back to front [2] Nature. 450: 788. DOI: 10.1038/450788b  1
2007 Pinker S. Toward a consilient study of literature Philosophy and Literature. 31: 162-178.  1
2007 Pinker S. What the F***? Why we curse New Republic. 237: 25-29.  1
2007 Pinker S. Scientism [22] Commentary. 124: 16.  1
2006 Pinker S. The gender debate: science promises an honest investigation of the world. Nature. 442: 510. PMID 16885963 DOI: 10.1038/442510a  1
2006 Sahin NT, Pinker S, Halgren E. Abstract grammatical processing of nouns and verbs in Broca's area: evidence from fMRI. Cortex; a Journal Devoted to the Study of the Nervous System and Behavior. 42: 540-62. PMID 16881266 DOI: 10.1016/S0010-9452(08)70394-0  1
2006 Pinker S. Kidding ourselves Massachusetts Review. 47: 324-328.  1
2005 Pinker S, Jackendoff R. The faculty of language: what's special about it? Cognition. 95: 201-36. PMID 15694646 DOI: 10.1016/j.cognition.2004.08.004  1
2005 Berent I, Pinker S, Tzelgov J, Bibi U, Goldfarb L. Computation of semantic number from morphological information Journal of Memory and Language. 53: 342-358. DOI: 10.1016/j.jml.2005.05.002  1
2005 Jackendoff R, Pinker S. The nature of the language faculty and its implications for evolution of language (Reply to Fitch, Hauser, and Chomsky) Cognition. 97: 211-225. DOI: 10.1016/j.cognition.2005.04.006  1
2005 Pinker S, Fodor J. So how does the mind work? Mind and Language. 20: 1-38.  1
2005 Pinker S. The science of difference. Sex ed New Republic. 232: 15-17.  1
2004 Pinker S. How to think about the mind. Newsweek. 144: 78. PMID 18441648  1
2004 Pinker S. Clarifying the logical problem of language acquisition. Journal of Child Language. 31: 949-53; discussion 9. PMID 15658760  1
2004 MacWhinney B. A multiple process solution to the logical problem of language acquisition. Journal of Child Language. 31: 883-914. PMID 15658750 DOI: 10.1017/S0305000904006336  1
2004 Pinker S. Steven Pinker. Current Biology : Cb. 14: R909. PMID 15530376 DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2004.10.009  1
2004 Pinker S. Why nature & nurture won't go away Daedalus. 133: 5-17.  1
2003 Pinker S, Ullman MT. Beyond one model per phenomenon. Trends in Cognitive Sciences. 7: 108-109. PMID 12639689  0.92
2003 Pinker S. Are your genes to blame? Time. 161: 98-100. PMID 12545574  1
2003 Seidenberg MS, Joanisse MF, Pinker S, Ullman MT. Show us the model [1] (multiple letters) Trends in Cognitive Sciences. 7: 106-107. DOI: 10.1016/S1364-6613(03)00020-2  1
2002 Berent I, Pinker S, Shimron J. The nature of regularity and irregularity: evidence from Hebrew nominal inflection. Journal of Psycholinguistic Research. 31: 459-502. PMID 12528428 DOI: 10.1023/A:1021256819323  1
2002 Pinker S, Ullman M. Combination and structure, not gradedness, is the issue. Trends in Cognitive Sciences. 6: 472-474. PMID 12457898 DOI: 10.1016/S1364-6613(02)02013-2  1
2002 Pinker S, Ullman MT. The past and future of the past tense. Trends in Cognitive Sciences. 6: 456-463. PMID 12457895 DOI: 10.1016/S1364-6613(02)01990-3  1
2001 Pinker S. Talk of genetics and vice versa. Nature. 413: 465-6. PMID 11586336 DOI: 10.1038/35097173  1
2000 Pinker S. Survival of the clearest. Nature. 404: 441-2. PMID 10761893 DOI: 10.1038/35006523  1
1999 Berent I, Pinker S, Shimron J. Default nominal inflection in Hebrew: evidence for mental variables. Cognition. 72: 1-44. PMID 10520563 DOI: 10.1016/S0010-0277(99)00027-X  1
1999 Pinker S. How the mind works. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. 882: 119-27; discussion 1. PMID 10415890 DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1999.tb08538.x  1
1999 Pinker S. Out of the minds of babes. Science (New York, N.Y.). 283: 40-1. PMID 9917263 DOI: 10.1126/science.283.5398.40  1
1998 Pinker S. Roger Brown. Cognition. 66: 199-213. PMID 9689769  1
1997 Ullman MT, Corkin S, Coppola M, Hickok G, Growdon JH, Koroshetz WJ, Pinker S. A Neural Dissociation within Language: Evidence that the Mental Dictionary Is Part of Declarative Memory, and that Grammatical Rules Are Processed by the Procedural System. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience. 9: 266-76. PMID 23962016 DOI: 10.1162/jocn.1997.9.2.266  1
1997 Pinker S. Language as a psychological adaptation. Ciba Foundation Symposium. 208: 162-72; discussion 1. PMID 9386911  1
1997 Pinker S. Acquiring language. Science (New York, N.Y.). 276: 1178; author reply 1. PMID 9182320  1
1997 Pinker S. Words and rules in the human brain. Nature. 387: 547-8. PMID 9177332 DOI: 10.1038/42347  1
1997 Pesetsky D, Wexler K, Fromkin V, Pinker S, Jenkins L, Maxam A, Clark R, Gleitman L, Kroch A, Elman J, Bates E, Saffran JR, Aslin RN, Newport EL. Acquiring language [1] (multiple letters) Science. 276: 1177-1181+1276. DOI: 10.1126/science.276.5316.1177  1
1995 Xu F, Pinker S. Weird past tense forms. Journal of Child Language. 22: 531-56. PMID 8789513 DOI: 10.1017/S0305000900009946  1
1995 Marcus GF, Brinkmann U, Clahsen H, Wiese R, Pinker S. German inflection: the exception that proves the rule. Cognitive Psychology. 29: 189-256. PMID 8556846 DOI: 10.1006/cogp.1995.1015  1
1994 Cave KR, Pinker S, Giorgi L, Thomas CE, Heller LM, Wolfe JM, Lin H. The representation of location in visual images. Cognitive Psychology. 26: 1-32. PMID 8131378 DOI: 10.1006/cogp.1994.1001  1
1994 Kim JJ, Marcus GF, Pinker S, Hollander M, Coppola M. Sensitivity of children's inflection to grammatical structure. Journal of Child Language. 21: 173-209. PMID 8006091 DOI: 10.1017/S0305000900008710  1
1994 Pinker S, Bloom P. Humans did not evolve from bats Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 17: 183-185. DOI: 10.1017/S0140525X00033987  1
1994 Pinker S. How could a child use verb syntax to learn verb semantics? Lingua. 92: 377-410. DOI: 10.1016/0024-3841(94)90347-6  1
1993 Prasada S, Pinker S. Generalisation of regular and irregular morphological patterns Language and Cognitive Processes. 8: 1-56. DOI: 10.1080/01690969308406948  0.44
1992 Marcus GF, Pinker S, Ullman M, Hollander M, Rosen TJ, Xu F. Overregularization in language acquisition. Monographs of the Society For Research in Child Development. 57: 1-182. PMID 1518508  1
1992 Marcus GF, Pinker S, Ullman M, Hollander M, Rosen TJ, Xu F. Overregularization in language acquisition Monographs of the Society For Research in Child Development. 57: X-164.  1
1991 Gropen J, Pinker S, Hollander M, Goldberg R. Syntax and semantics in the acquisition of locative verbs. Journal of Child Language. 18: 115-51. PMID 2010497 DOI: 10.1017/S0305000900013325  1
1991 Pinker S. Rules of language. Science (New York, N.Y.). 253: 530-5. PMID 1857983  1
1991 Gropen J, Pinker S, Hollander M, Goldberg R. Affectedness and direct objects: the role of lexical semantics in the acquisition of verb argument structure. Cognition. 41: 153-95. PMID 1790653 DOI: 10.1016/0010-0277(91)90035-3  1
1991 Levin B, Pinker S. Introduction to special issue of Cognition on lexical and conceptual semantics. Cognition. 41: 1-7. PMID 1790651 DOI: 10.1016/0010-0277(91)90030-8  1
1991 Wesnes KA, Simpson PM, White L, Pinker S, Jertz G, Murphy M, Siegfried K. Cholinesterase inhibition in the scopolamine model of dementia. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. 640: 268-71. PMID 1776749  1
1991 Kim JJ, Pinker S, Prince A, Prasada S. Why no mere mortal has ever flown out to center field Cognitive Science. 15: 173-218. DOI: 10.1016/0364-0213(91)80005-P  1
1990 Tarr MJ, Pinker S. When Does Human Object Recognition Use a Viewer-Centered Reference Frame? Psychological Science. 1: 253-256. DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-9280.1990.tb00209.x  1
1990 Pinker S, Bloom P. Natural language and natural selection Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 13: 707-784.  1
1989 Tarr MJ, Pinker S. Mental rotation and orientation-dependence in shape recognition. Cognitive Psychology. 21: 233-82. PMID 2706928 DOI: 10.1016/0010-0285(89)90009-1  1
1989 Grimshaw J, Pinker S. Positive and negative evidence in language acquistion Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 12: 341-342. DOI: 10.1017/S0140525X00048950  1
1989 Finks RA, Pinker S, Farah MJ. Reinterpreting visual patterns in mental imagery Cognitive Science. 13: 51-78. DOI: 10.1016/0364-0213(89)90011-6  1
1988 Prince A, Pinker S. Rules and connections in human language. Trends in Neurosciences. 11: 195-202. PMID 2471320 DOI: 10.1016/0166-2236(88)90122-1  1
1988 Pinker S, Prince A. On language and connectionism: analysis of a parallel distributed processing model of language acquisition. Cognition. 28: 73-193. PMID 2450717 DOI: 10.1016/0010-0277(88)90032-7  1
1988 Prince A, Pinker S. Subsymbols aren't much good outside of a symbol-processing architecture Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 11: 46-47. DOI: 10.1017/S0140525X00052675  1
1988 Prince A, Pinker S. Wickelphone ambiguity Cognition. 30: 189-190. DOI: 10.1016/0010-0277(88)90040-6  1
1987 Pinker S, Lebeaux DS, Frost LA. Productivity and constraints in the acquisition of the passive. Cognition. 26: 195-267. PMID 3677572 DOI: 10.1016/S0010-0277(87)80001-X  1
1984 Pinker S, Choate PA, Finke RA. Mental extrapolation in patterns constructed from memory. Memory & Cognition. 12: 207-18. PMID 6472102 DOI: 10.3758/BF03197668  1
1984 Pinker S. Visual cognition: an introduction. Cognition. 18: 1-63. PMID 6396030 DOI: 10.1016/0010-0277(84)90021-0  1
1983 Rosenblum T, Pinker SA. Word magic revisited: monolingual and bilingual children's understanding of the word-object relationship. Child Development. 54: 773-80. PMID 6851719  1
1983 Finke RA, Pinker S. Directional scanning of remembered visual patterns. Journal of Experimental Psychology. Learning, Memory, and Cognition. 9: 398-410. PMID 6225830 DOI: 10.1037/0278-7393.9.3.398  1
1982 Finke RA, Pinker S. Spontaneous imagery scanning in mental extrapolation. Journal of Experimental Psychology. Learning, Memory, and Cognition. 8: 142-7. PMID 6210748 DOI: 10.1037/0278-7393.8.2.142  1
1981 Pinker S. On the acquisition of grammatical morphemes. Journal of Child Language. 8: 477-84. PMID 7251719 DOI: 10.1017/S0305000900003317  1
1981 Pinker S. What spatial representation and language acquisition don't have in common. Cognition. 10: 243-8. PMID 7198544 DOI: 10.1016/0010-0277(81)90053-6  1
1980 Pinker S. Mental imagery and the third dimension. Journal of Experimental Psychology. General. 109: 354-71. PMID 6447193 DOI: 10.1037/0096-3445.109.3.354  1
1980 Pinker S, Finke RA. Emergent two-dimensional patterns in images rotated in depth. Journal of Experimental Psychology. Human Perception and Performance. 6: 244-64. PMID 6445935 DOI: 10.1037/0096-1523.6.2.244  1
1980 Keyser SJ, Pinker S. Direct vs. representational views of cognition: A parallel between vision and phonology Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 3: 389-390. DOI: 10.1017/S0140525X00005574  1
1980 Pinker S. Explanations in theories of language and of imagery Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 3: 147-148. DOI: 10.1017/S0140525X00002223  1
1979 Pinker S. Formal models of language learning. Cognition. 7: 217-83. PMID 535336 DOI: 10.1016/0010-0277(79)90001-5  1
1979 Kossyln SM, Pinker S, Smith GE, Shwartz SP. The how, what, and why of mental imagery Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 2: 570-581. DOI: 10.1017/S0140525X00064530  1
1979 Kosslyn SM, Pinker S, Smith GE, Shwartz SP. On the demystification of mental imagery Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 2: 535-581. DOI: 10.1017/S0140525X00064268  1
1979 Pinker S. Mental maps, mental images, and intuitions about space Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 2: 512. DOI: 10.1017/S0140525X00064165  1
1979 Pinker S, Birdsong D. Speakers' sensitivity to rules of frozen word order Journal of Verbal Learning and Verbal Behavior. 18: 497-508. DOI: 10.1016/S0022-5371(79)90273-1  1
1978 Bregman AS, Pinker S. Auditory streaming and the building of timbre. Canadian Journal of Psychology. 32: 19-31. PMID 728845  1
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