Publications by Type: Magazine Article

Pinker, S. (2001). Talk of Genetics and Vice-Versa. Nature. PDF
Pinker, S. (2000). Survival of the Clearest. Nature , 404, 441-442.Abstract

There are no fossils to show how language evolved. But evolutionary game theory is revealing how some of the defining features of human language could have been shaped by natural selection.

Pinker, S. (2000). Life in the Fourth Millennium. Technology Review.
Pinker, S. (2000). Will the Mind Figure out How the Brain Works? Time.Abstract

Understanding how neurons operate is one thing; understanding how they make us the conscious beings we are is another matter.

Pinker, S. (1999). How Much Art Can the Brain Take? The Independent .Abstract

This article is adapted from How the Mind Works (Penguin paperback, 1999).

Pinker, S. (1999). Horton Heared a Who! Time , 86.Abstract
What the slips of children tell us about language, history and the human mind.
Pinker, S. (1998). Presidents Behaving Badly. The New Yorker. PDF
Pinker, S. (1998). Steven Pinker's Reply to Ahouse & Berwick's Review of How the Mind Works. The Boston Review.
Pinker, S. (1997). Against Nature. Discover.
Pinker, S. (1997). The Brain's Versatile Toolbox. Natural History , 106. PDF
Pinker, S. (1997). Can a Computer Be Conscious? US News and World Report. Publisher's Version PDF
Pinker, S. (1997). Evolutionary Psychology: Letter on Stephen Jay Gould's 'Darwinian Fundamentalists'. New York Review of Books.
Pinker, S. (1995). Chasing the Jargon Jitters. Time.
Pinker, S. (1994). Grammar Puss. The New Republic.