Steven Pinker

Cognitive scientist and professor of Psychology, Harvard University; author of “Rationality: What It Is, Why It Seems Scarce, Why It Matters”

Steven Pinker on KCRW

Science, data, and logic serve as powerful tools in formulating ideas and solving problems.

The psychology of critical thinking and disinformation

Science, data, and logic serve as powerful tools in formulating ideas and solving problems.

from Life Examined

More from KCRW

On this week’s Life Examined, we’re teaming up with KCRW’s Bodies podcast .

from Life Examined

Joseph Weisberg, a former CIA officer and the creator of the TV show “The Americans,” joins Robert Scheer to examine common misconceptions about the Cold War.

from Scheer Intelligence

Season 3 of Bodies coming September 22, 2021.

from Bodies

At a time of disconnection and distraction in the world, have we forgotten the importance of listening? Most of us are not shy about sharing our stories or voicing our opinions.

from Life Examined

Former president Ronald Reagan disclosed his Alzheimer’s disease diagnosis in 1994. He died a decade later.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

We have learned some important lessons about caring for people from 9-11 we can apply to those impacted by COVID.

from Second Opinion

Host Jonathan Bastian talks with Harvard psychologist Deirdre Barrett about our collective fascination with dreams and how COVID dreams have changed over the last year.

from Life Examined

An elementary school in L.A.

from Bodies

This week, the LA City Council is expected to vote on one of the strictest COVID-19 vaccine policies in the country.

from KCRW Features