How we reason about human nature

The Blind Storyteller – A brief clip


Is there a scientific basis to our Dualism? Does our brain lie to us? Interview with Roy Yozevitch (7/4/2021).

Thinking about thinking about yourself. Interview with Indre Viskontas (7/5/2021).

Iris Berent author of The blind storyteller (BS 182): Interview with Ginger Campbell, Brain Science, 3/26/2021.

On innate knowledge and why we are blind to ourselves: Interview with Ilan Goodman for Nous, 1/28/2021)

Who we are at core: Interview with Maiken Scott for The pulse, WHYY (1/22/2021).

Berent, I. (2021, June, 2021). Reply to Aronoff et al. Inference, 6.

Berent, I. (2021, July, 2021). Chomsky and beyond. Inference, 6.

Berent, I. (2020). Talk is cheap. Inference.

The Examined Year: 2020 — Philosophy Talk (12/7/2020)

Berent, I. (2020, Sep, 27). How Decoding Dyslexia Can Help Decode the Mind. Scientific American

Op-Ed: Learning as meditation in a Zoom classroom (as PDF) — LATimes (12/7/2020)

The Blind Storyteller – an interview with Ricardo Lopes (5/1/2020)

Revealing the Human Mind – What’s New podcast (Spring, 2020)

The real reason we’re afraid of robots OpEd – LATimes (7/26/2020)

We know what we know — covered by News at Northeastern! (10/17/2019)


How Decoding Dyslexia Can Help Decode the Mind. – Scientific American (9/27/2020)

Faulty Brain Connections in Dyslexia? – Interview in Science (12/6/2013)

Dyslexic brain hears fuzzy sounds – Live Science (9/20/2012)


Talk is cheap –  Inference (2020)

Linguistics, Skinner and Chomsky, Spoken and Written Language – Interview with Ricardo Lopes (1/25/2019)

Our brains are hardwired for language – ScienceDaily (4/17/2014)

Brain Appears Hardwired for Some Aspects of Language – PsychCenteral (8/8/2018)

Humans May be Born With Innate Ability to Recognize Which Sounds are Words – Nature World News (4/8/2014)

Examining the sound-​​patterns of world languages – News@Northeastern (7/17/2009)

How do squishy baby faces learn language?” – InSolution Research Blog (3/26/2012)

He said she said” – InSolution Research Blog (4/9/2012)