IBNA- The views of Canadian-American cognitive psychologist Steven Pinker on violence will be considered by Iranian expert Morteza Mardiha at the Research Center of Culture, Art and Communication in Tehran on Monday.
Canadian-American cognitive psychologist, linguist, and popular science author Steven Pinker is Johnstone Family Professor in the Department of Psychology at Harvard University, and is known for his advocacy of evolutionary psychology and the computational theory of mind.
His books ‘The Language Instinct’, ‘How the Mind Works’, ‘The Blank Slate’, ‘The Better Angels of Our Nature’, and ‘The Sense of Style’. He is Chair of the Usage Panel of the American Heritage Dictionary, and often writes for The New York Times, Time, and other publications. He has been named Humanist of the Year, Foreign Policy’s “100 Global Thinkers,” and Time magazine’s “100 Most Influential People in the World Today.”
Pinker is currently doing research on a diverse array of topics in psychology, including the role of common knowledge (where two or more people know that the others know what they know) in language and other social phenomena; historical and recent trends in violence and their explanation; the psycholinguistics of good writing.
Morteza Mardiha is an Iranian researcher and instructor in Allameh Tabatabaei University in Tehran.
The meeting for considering the views of Canadian-American cognitive psychologist Steven Pinker on violence will be held on Monday, October 7 at 2-4p.m.