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Math Encounters: Chance, Choice & Children

05/01/13 | 4pm & 6:30pm

National Museum of Mathematics (MoMath)

11 E. 26th St. Map

212-542-0566

Official Web Site

01-05-2013 12:00:00 01-05-2013 12:00:00 America/New_York Math Encounters: Chance, Choice & Children | 4pm & 6:30pm Why didn't nature make brains better at estimating probabilities? Join Daniel Goroff, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Vice President and former Harvard faculty member, Harvey Mudd dean, and White House official, as he examines what probability, decision theory, and behavioral economics can teach us about mathematics education and everyday life. Daniel will be introduced by Eric Wepsic, managing director for D.E. Shaw Group. http://www.cityguideny.com/eventinfo.cfm?id=135366 National Museum of Mathematics (MoMath) National Museum of Mathematics (MoMath)

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Why didn't nature make brains better at estimating probabilities? Join Daniel Goroff, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Vice President and former Harvard faculty member, Harvey Mudd dean, and White House official, as he examines what probability, decision theory, and behavioral economics can teach us about mathematics education and everyday life. Daniel will be introduced by Eric Wepsic, managing director for D.E. Shaw Group.

Venue Description: The country's only cultural institution devoted solely to mathematics, featuring state-of-the-art exhibitions and programming for all ages. By Subway: Take the #6, F, M, N, or R to 23rd Street, or the #6, N, or R to 28th Street. Please note the F, M, N, and R lines run closest to MoMath.

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