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Language, Mind, and Human Nature

Hailed as one of the world’s most influential people, experimental psychologist Steven Pinker’s interests span all aspects of language, mind, and human nature. In his classic book The Language Instinct, […]... More>


Debunking pseudoscience and studying psychopathy

Scott Lilienfeld is both a researcher of and advocate for psychological science. His clinical work has primarily focused on psychopathy; he developed the Psychopathic Personality Inventory (PPI-R), a 154-item personality […]... More>


The Origins of Violence


The Nature/Nurture Mixture

The nature/nurture interaction is a vibrant and important field of study in behavioral science. Terrie Moffitt has focused her research on how genes and environment can, in certain combinations, spur […]... More>


Think you’re immune to video-game violence? Think again