Steve Sloman


Steve Sloman is a Fellow at The Policy Lab and Professor of Cognitive, Linguistic and Psychological Sciences at Brown University. The focus of his current research is collective cognition, how we think as a community, a topic elaborated on in his book with Phil Fernbach The Knowledge Illusion: Why We Never Think Alone.

Steve’s work has been discussed in The New Yorker, The New York Times Book Review, Vice, The Financial Times, The Economist, Scientific American, National Geographic, and more. He is former Editor-in-Chief of Cognition and currently on the Editorial Board of Decision and Psychological Science. He holds a PhD in Psychology from Stanford University.

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