Curiosity Daily Podcast: Mathematical Thinking Can Open New Worlds
You might think you're not a "math person," but maybe that's because math doesn't mean what you think it means. Mathematical and logical thinking can open up new ways of thinking about everything from social and political issues to art to even gender. And on this episode, Dr. Eugenia Cheng, author and Scientist in Residence at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, explains how to tap into it.
Episode Show Notes:
More reading from Curiosity:
Additional resources discussed:
- Dr. Eugenia Cheng (Official Website)
- "How to Bake Pi: An Edible Exploration of the Mathematics of Mathematics"
- "Beyond Infinity: An Expedition into the Outer Limits of Mathematics"
- "The Art of Logic in an Illogical World"
- In Defense of Polymaths | Harvard Business Review
- Toni Morrison's tweet about writing books
- Why Don't Figure Skaters Get Dizzy When They Spin? | Scientific American
- The Brutal Neuroscience of Figure Skating: How Spinning Athletes Overcome Dizziness | LiveScience
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