Steven Sloman is professor of Cognitive, Linguistic, and Psychological Sciences at Brown, where he has worked since 1992. He is ex-Editor-in-Chief of the journal Cognition. Steven is a cognitive scientist who studies how people think. He has studied how our habits of thought influence the way we see the world, how the different systems that constitute thought interact to produce conclusions, conflict, and conversation, and how our construal of how the world works influences how we evaluate events and decide what actions to take. In 2005, he published the book Causal Models: How We Think About the World and Its Alternatives with Oxford University Press. In 2017, he and Phil Fernbach published The Knowledge Illusion: Why We Never Think Alone (Riverhead Press). Steve is a Fellow of the Cognitive Science Society and of the Society of Experimental Psychologists.