Publications by Type: Journal Article

Freitas, J. D., DeScioli, P., Thomas, K. A., & Pinker, S. (2019). Maimonides’ Ladder: States of Mutual Knowledge and the Perception of Charitability. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General , 148 (1). Publisher's Version
Thomas, K. A., DeScioli, P., & Pinker, S. (2018). Common knowledge, coordination, and the logic of self-conscious emotions. Evolution and Human Behavior , 39, 179–190. Publisher's Version
Freitas, J. D., DeScioli, P., Nemirow, J., Massenkoff, M., & Pinker, S. (2017). Kill or Die: Moral Judgment Alters Linguistic Coding of Causality. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition , 43 (8), 1173–1182. Publisher's Version
Pinker, S. (2016). Steven Pinker on the Second Law of Thermodynamics. Wall Street Journal.
Pinker, S., & Santos, J. M. (2016). Colombia's Milestone in World Peace. New York Times.
Shoard, C., Perry, P., Pinker, S., Keltner, D., Blackmore, S., & Greenfield, S. (2016). Psycho thrillers: five movies that teach us how the mind works. The Guardian.
Reed, L., DeScioli, P., & Pinker, S. (2014). The commitment function of angry facial expressions. Psychological Science , 25 (8), 1511-1517.
Ronen, S., Gonçalves, B., Hu, K., Vespignani, A., Pinker, S., & Hidalgo, C. (2014). Links that speak: The global language network and its association with global fame. PNAS.
Pinker, S. (2014). Passive Resistance - The active voice isn't always the best choice. The Atlantic.
Pinker, S. (2014). Why academics stink at writing. The Chronicle of Higher Education.
Thomas, K., DeScioli, P., Sultan Haque, O., & Pinker, S. (2014). The Psychology of Coordination and Common Knowledge. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology , 107 (4), 657-676. PDF
Pinker, S. (2014). The Source of Bad Writing. The Wall Street Journal.
Reitveld, C., Esko, T., Pinker, S., & et al,. (2014). Common genetic variants associated with cognitive performance identified using theproxy-phenotype method. PNAS. PDF
van der Lely, H. K. J., & Pinker, S. (2014). The biological basis of language: insight from developmental grammatical impairments. Trends in Cognitive Sciences. PDF
Pinker, S., & Wiestier, L. (2013). Science vs. the Humanities Round III. New Republic.