The Elephant in the Room: The Psychology of Innuendo and Euphemism

Convert to MP3 for your device with YouTube MP3jam
(Visit: http://www.uctv.tv/) Why don't people just say what they mean? In this lecture, Harvard psychology professor Steven Pinker explains the paradoxical appeal of euphemism, innuendo, politeness, and other forms of shilly-shallying. Recorded on 02/05/2014. Series: "UC Berkeley Graduate Council Lectures" [5/2014] [Humanities] [Show ID: 27932]

Reviews:
Post Comment
Thank you! Your comment is awaiting moderation.

More videos: