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Steven Pinker - The Language of Swearing (1/2)

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Published on Nov 25, 2008

Full talk available at:
http://www.thesciencenetwork.org
"The Science Reader"

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The Stuff of Thought: Language as a Window Into Human Nature
with psychologist Steven Pinker
September 10, 2008
Run Time: 1 hours 02 minutes

Filmed at Warwick's in La Jolla, California.

In The Stuff of Thought: Language as a Window into Human Nature, Pinker explores how the mind works by examining the way we use words. By looking closely at everyday speech, he paints a vivid picture of the thoughts and emotions that populate our mental lives.

Steven Pinker is Harvard College Professor and Johnstone Family Professor in the Department of Psychology at Harvard University. Until 2003, he taught in the Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences at MIT. He conducts research on language and cognition, writes for publications such as the New York Times, Time, and Slate, and is the author of seven books...

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