Oy vey — I didn’t think it would be this easy. The name of Pinker’s bear is
I completely forgot that I gave this name during the last bear contest. But SeanK didn’t forget, so he’s the winner.
What I hoped would happen is that some sleuthing would reveal that Pinker uses an image of Wilfred every year to demonstrate the “Magic Eye” phenomenon to Harvard undergraduates. During the lecture, Pinker mentions that Wilfred does not find this display funny:
Fig. 1. Wilfred. You can see him in 3-D!