Neal Conan http://wfpl.org en Steven Pinker: World is Actually Less Violent Today; Why? http://wfpl.org/post/steven-pinker-world-actually-less-violent-today-why <p>Cognitive scientist <a href="http://stevenpinker.com/">Steven Pinker</a> was the guest at the <a href="http://www.kentuckyauthorforum.com/">Kentucky Author Forum</a> on Oct. 2, 2012, interviewed by <a href="http://www.npr.org/programs/talk-of-the-nation/">NPR's Neal Conan</a>.&nbsp; Pinker is a Harvard College Professor and Johnstone Family Professor in the Department of Psychology at Harvard University. Mon, 08 Oct 2012 18:21:11 +0000 Brad Yost 1931 at http://wfpl.org Steven Pinker: World is Actually Less Violent Today; Why? NPR's Neal Conan Visits WFPL http://wfpl.org/post/nprs-neal-conan-visits-wfpl <p>Talk of the Nation host Neal Conan was in town this week for the Kentucky Author Forum, where he'll be interviewing&nbsp;Steven Pinker of Harvard University. Pinker is the author of&nbsp;<em>The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence&nbsp;Has Declined.</em></p><div>Neal Conan visited our studios to speak with WFPL’s Jonathan Bastian about political divisiveness, the art of the interview, and (of course!) baseball.</div><div>&nbsp;</div> Wed, 03 Oct 2012 13:48:16 +0000 Laura Ellis 1861 at http://wfpl.org NPR's Neal Conan Visits WFPL