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Common knowledge, coordination, and strategic mentalizing in human social life.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2019 Jul 28;116(28):13751-13758. Epub 2019 Jun 28.

Department of Psychology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138;

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1905518116DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6628641PMC
July 2019

Maimonides' ladder: States of mutual knowledge and the perception of charitability.

J Exp Psychol Gen 2019 Jan 18;148(1):158-173. Epub 2018 Oct 18.

Department of Psychology, Harvard University.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/xge0000507DOI Listing
January 2019

A critical period for second language acquisition: Evidence from 2/3 million English speakers.

Cognition 2018 08 2;177:263-277. Epub 2018 May 2.

Department of Psychology, Harvard University, William James Hall 970, 33 Kirkland St., Cambridge, MA 02138, United States.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cognition.2018.04.007DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6559801PMC
August 2018

Kill or die: Moral judgment alters linguistic coding of causality.

J Exp Psychol Learn Mem Cogn 2017 Aug 2;43(8):1173-1182. Epub 2017 Feb 2.

Department of Psychology, Harvard University.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/xlm0000369DOI Listing
August 2017

Political bias, explanatory depth, and narratives of progress.

Authors:
Steven Pinker

Behav Brain Sci 2015 ;38:e154

Department of Psychology,Harvard University,Cambridge,MA

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0140525X1400137XDOI Listing
August 2016

Recursive mentalizing and common knowledge in the bystander effect.

J Exp Psychol Gen 2016 May 25;145(5):621-629. Epub 2016 Feb 25.

Department of Psychology, Harvard University.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/xge0000153DOI Listing
May 2016

Reply to Biersteker: When methods matter.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2015 Apr 20;112(15):E1815. Epub 2015 Mar 20.

Macro Connections, The MIT Media Lab, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139;

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1503051112DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4403209PMC
April 2015

Links that speak: the global language network and its association with global fame.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2014 Dec 15;111(52):E5616-22. Epub 2014 Dec 15.

Macro Connections, Media Lab, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139;

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1410931111DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4284551PMC
December 2014

The biological basis of language: insight from developmental grammatical impairments.

Trends Cogn Sci 2014 Nov 26;18(11):586-95. Epub 2014 Aug 26.

Department of Psychology, Harvard University, William James Hall 970, 33 Kirkland Street, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tics.2014.07.001DOI Listing
November 2014

The psychology of coordination and common knowledge.

J Pers Soc Psychol 2014 Oct 11;107(4):657-76. Epub 2014 Aug 11.

Department of Psychology.

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October 2014

Common genetic variants associated with cognitive performance identified using the proxy-phenotype method.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2014 Sep 8;111(38):13790-4. Epub 2014 Sep 8.

Department of Applied Economics, Erasmus School of Economics, Erasmus University, 3000 DR, Rotterdam, The Netherlands; Departments of Epidemiology, Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Amsterdam, 1012 WX, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1404623111DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4183313PMC
September 2014

The commitment function of angry facial expressions.

Psychol Sci 2014 Aug 4;25(8):1511-7. Epub 2014 Jun 4.

Department of Psychology, Harvard University.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0956797614531027DOI Listing
August 2014

Why it is hard to find genes associated with social science traits: theoretical and empirical considerations.

Am J Public Health 2013 Oct 8;103 Suppl 1:S152-66. Epub 2013 Aug 8.

Christopher F. Chabris is with the Department of Psychology, Union College, Schenectady, NY. James J. Lee, Gregoire Borst, and Steven Pinker are with the Department of Psychology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA. Daniel J. Benjamin is with the Department of Economics, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY. Jonathan P. Beauchamp, Edward L. Glaeser, and David I. Laibson are with the Department of Economics, Harvard University.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2105/AJPH.2013.301327DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3778125PMC
October 2013

George A. Miller (1920-2012).

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Steven Pinker

Am Psychol 2013 Sep;68(6):467-8

Harvard University.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/a0032874DOI Listing
September 2013

Violence: clarified.

Authors:
Steven Pinker

Science 2012 Oct;338(6105):327-8

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1126/science.338.6105.327-bDOI Listing
October 2012

Decline of violence: Taming the devil within us.

Authors:
Steven Pinker

Nature 2011 Oct 19;478(7369):309-11. Epub 2011 Oct 19.

Department of Psychology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, USA.

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October 2011

Lexical Semantics and Irregular Inflection.

Lang Cogn Process 2010 Dec;25(10):1411-1461

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01690961003589476DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2998337PMC
December 2010

Rationales for indirect speech: the theory of the strategic speaker.

Psychol Rev 2010 Jul;117(3):785-807

Department of Psychology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/a0019688DOI Listing
July 2010

Colloquium paper: the cognitive niche: coevolution of intelligence, sociality, and language.

Authors:
Steven Pinker

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2010 May 5;107 Suppl 2:8993-9. Epub 2010 May 5.

Department of Psychology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.0914630107DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3024014PMC
May 2010

Sequential processing of lexical, grammatical, and phonological information within Broca's area.

Science 2009 Oct;326(5951):445-9

Department of Radiology, University of California-San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1126/science.1174481DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4030760PMC
October 2009

The logic of indirect speech.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2008 Jan 16;105(3):833-8. Epub 2008 Jan 16.

Department of Psychology, and Program for Evolutionary Dynamics, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.0707192105DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2242675PMC
January 2008

Crazy love.

Authors:
Steven Pinker

Time 2008 Jan;171(4):82-3

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January 2008

Words don't mean what they mean.

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Steven Pinker

Time 2007 Sep;170(12):52-3

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September 2007

Time 100 scientists & thinkers. Paul Allen.

Authors:
Steven Pinker

Time 2007 May;169(20):112

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May 2007

The mystery of consciousness.

Authors:
Steven Pinker

Time 2007 Jan;169(5):58-62, 65-6, 69-70

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January 2007

The gender debate: science promises an honest investigation of the world.

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Steven Pinker

Nature 2006 Aug;442(7102):510

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/442510aDOI Listing
August 2006

Abstract grammatical processing of nouns and verbs in Broca's area: evidence from fMRI.

Cortex 2006 May;42(4):540-62

Department of Psychology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/s0010-9452(08)70394-0DOI Listing
May 2006

The faculty of language: what's special about it?

Cognition 2005 Mar;95(2):201-36

Department of Psychology, Harvard University, William James Hall, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cognition.2004.08.004DOI Listing
March 2005

Steven Pinker.

Authors:
Steven Pinker

Curr Biol 2004 Nov;14(21):R909

Harvard University, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2004.10.009DOI Listing
November 2004

Clarifying the logical problem of language acquisition.

Authors:
Steven Pinker

J Child Lang 2004 Nov;31(4):949-53; discussion 963-8

Department of Psychology, Harvard University, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/s0305000904006439DOI Listing
November 2004

How to think about the mind.

Authors:
Steven Pinker

Newsweek 2004 Sep;144(13):78

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September 2004

Beyond one model per phenomenon.

Trends Cogn Sci 2003 Mar;7(3):108-109

Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, NE20-413, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 02139, Cambridge, MA, USA

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/s1364-6613(03)00021-4DOI Listing
March 2003

Are your genes to blame?

Authors:
Steven Pinker

Time 2003 Jan;161(3):98-100

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January 2003

The past and future of the past tense.

Trends Cogn Sci 2002 Nov;6(11):456-463

Dept of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, NE20-413, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 02139, Cambridge, MA, USA

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/s1364-6613(02)01990-3DOI Listing
November 2002

Combination and structure, not gradedness, is the issue.

Trends Cogn Sci 2002 Nov;6(11):472-474

Dept of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, NE20-413, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 02139, Cambridge, MA, USA

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/s1364-6613(02)02013-2DOI Listing
November 2002

The nature of regularity and irregularity: evidence from Hebrew nominal inflection.

J Psycholinguist Res 2002 Sep;31(5):459-502

Department of Psychology, Florida Atlantic University, 777 Glades Road, P. O. Box 3091, Boca Raton, FL 33431-0991, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1023/a:1021256819323DOI Listing
September 2002