How we reason about human nature

The Blind Storyteller – A brief clip



Popular Press

Berent, I. (2020, July 26, 2020). Op-Ed: The real reason we’re afraid of robots OpEd, LA Times.

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

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

Berent, I. (2020, December, 7). OpED: Learning as medication in a Zoom classroom. OpED, LA Times.

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

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

Berent, I. (2021, December 14, 2021). Our innate ideas prevent us seeing what is innate in human nature. Psyche

Berent, I. (2021, December 10, 2021). People Love the Brain for the Wrong Reasons. Scientific American



Philosophy Talks : the examined year: 2020 (interview, 12/7/2020)

The blind storyteller: Interview with Ricardo Lopes, The dissenter(5/1/2020).

Decoding dyslexia: Webinar for the London Dyslexia Foundation (7/22/2020)

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

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

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

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

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

The blind storyteller: how we reason about human nature. Interview with Joseph Fridman, New books in neuroscience. 8/2/2021

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)