omg. you’re right.
what happened after 2014?
Even the rare stuff that was published in scientific journals has a sort of fluffiness about it.
typical paper in 2014:
Reitveld, C., Esko, T., Pinker, S., & et al,. (2014). Common genetic variants associated with cognitive performance identified using theproxy-phenotype method. PNAS. PDF
typical paper in 2016
Shoard, C., Perry, P., Pinker, S., Keltner, D., Blackmore, S., & Greenfield, S. (2016). Psycho thrillers: five movies that teach us how the mind works. The Guardian.