Peter Winkler - Intuition Gone Awry: Puzzles that S-T-R-E-T-C-H Your Mind | Math Encounters

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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.

Peter Winkler Math Encounters Poster

Math Encounters is a public presentation series celebrating the spectacular world of mathematics and presented by the Simons Foundation and the Museum of Mathematics.

For further information, call the Museum of Mathematics at (212) 542-0566 or e-mail mathencounters@momath.org.

Please note, this presentation is designed to be accessible and engaging to a general audience. As a rule of thumb, it would best be enjoyed by participants age 12 and up.

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July 11th, 2012 6:30 PM   through   8:30 PM
55 Lexington Avenue
Baruch College Conference Center
14th Floor
New York, NY 10010
United States
Phone: (212) 542-0566
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