The Elephant in the Room: The Psychology of Innuendo and Euphemism - UCTV - University of California Television
The Elephant in the Room: The Psychology of Innuendo and Euphemism
Premiere Date: 5/12/2014; 85 minutes
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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. (#27932)

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