Math Encounters: Chance, Choice & Children at National Museum of Mathematics (MoMath)

05/01/13 4pm & 6:30pm 11 E. 26th St. Map
212-542-0566 Ages: Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult

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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.