Steven Pinker

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Department of Psychology
Harvard University
Best American Science and Nature Writing The Blank Slate Words and Rules How the Mind Works The Language Instinct Learnability and Cognition Language Learnability and Language Development Edited Academic Volumes

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Prizes

•Winner, Kistler Book Award, Foundation for the Future, 2005.
•Finalist, 2003 Pulitzer Prize in General Non-Fiction
•Winner, Eleanor Maccoby Book Award, Division of Developmental Psychology, American Psychological Association, 2003
•Winner, William James Book Prize, Division of General Psychology, American Psychological Association, 2003
•Yorkshire Post Book of the Year Award
•Finalist, Aventis Science Book Prize

•Amazon.com Editor's Pick: Best Books in Science 2002
•www.andrewsullivan.com Best Book of 2002
•Borders Best Non-Fiction Books of 2002
Globe and Mail Best Books of 2002
The Evening Standard Best Books of 2002
The Independent Best Books of 2002
Los Angeles Times Best Non-Fiction Books of 2002
New Statesman Best Books of 2002
New York Times Book Review Notable Books of the Year
Publishers Weekly Best Books of 2002
The Spectator Books of the Year
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Times Literary Supplement Best Books of 2002