Steven Pinker

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Steven Pinker
Steven Pinker 2005
Steven Pinker 2005
Born (1954-09-18) September 18, 1954 (age 69)
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
SpouseRebecca Goldstein
AwardsNational Academy of Sciences, American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Royal Society of Canada

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 career[change | change source]

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

Personal life[change | change source]

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.

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References[change | change source]

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