The Stuff Of Thought (2007) offers an in-depth look at language and, more specifically, what it can tell us about human nature and the complexities of the human mind. These blinks touch on everything from our ability to unconsciously detect subtle grammatical patterns to the linguistic rules surrounding politeness.
Steven Pinker is a linguist, psychologist and professor at Harvard University. He’s also the author of a number of popular books, including How The Mind Works, and The Better Angels Of Our Nature.
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