Math Encounters | Intuition Gone Awry (DVD)

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Humans are not born with perfect mathematical intuition, yet we make most decisions based on “feel.” Expand your thinking as mathematician Peter Winkler uses mind-boggling puzzles to help you adjust your intuition when it’s about to run off the rails. Presented by Peter Winkler, with a special introduction by Joel Spencer, Professor of Mathematics at the Courant Institute. — MoMath was proud to present Peter Winkler as the speaker for our July, 2012 Math Encounters events. Math Encounters is a new public presentation series celebrating the spectacular world of mathematics and presented by the Simons Foundation and the Museum of Mathematics. To learn more about Math Encounters, please visit
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