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Add to Calendar 01-05-2013 01-05-2013 15 Math Encounters: Chance, Choice & Children 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) true DD/MM/YYYY

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

Description: 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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