Five Books Interview
My member bio page
My response to the 2014 Annual Question: What scientific idea is ready for retirement?
My response to the 2015 Annual Question: What do you think about machines that think?
On Recursion and Human Thought
This video recording was transcribed into a chapter in the new book Thinking by John Brockman, which is about the mysteries of rational thought, decision-making, intuition, unconscious behavior and beyond. Click here for the chapter (Recursion and Human Thought: Why the Pirahã Don’t Have Numbers).
I am one of 8 people featured in Robert Greene’s new book Mastery, released November 13, 2012. Mastery, Greene’s fifth book, argues that humans are hardwired to succeed and can achieve whatever they desire with discipline and a number of concrete steps.
Pragmatics and Cognition
Special 20th anniversary issue (2013) dedicated to my 2012 book Language: The Cultural Tool, edited by Marcelo Dascal, Department of Philosophy, Tel Aviv University. Click here to download.
Marie Claire in Italia
- New Scientist published pieces by me and other scientists on our favorite books.
- An article I wrote on the Jared Diamond controversy.
- New Scientist published an interview(pdf) on my research in January, 2008. There was also a New Scientist article on this work in 2006. A section of that article (pdf) is here.
The major Brazilian newsmagazine. Veja also featured a three-page interview (pdf) with me in their “yellow pages”, reserved for international renowned scientists, politicians, artists, etc. following the release of my book Language: the Cultural Tool.
Gehirn and Geist
The German popular science magazine Gehirn & Geist, carried a couple of stories about Pirahã.
‘Fürchtet euch nicht!’2011.