When is Math not Math?

I sometimes think of mathematics as a language. This notion of the right brain and left brain is a false dichotomy. Cognitive psychology sees processes in our mind as a series of systems that work together. We see this in math anxiety where panic impairs working memory. This is why mathematics is so difficult to… Continue reading When is Math not Math?

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Alice in Wonderland: Thoughts and Memories on a Classic of Literature

It is fair to say that I am a little obsessed with Alice in Wonderland. This classic of children’s literature is my favorite of the genre. I’ve loved it for a long time. Before I knew that Lewis Carroll was just a pen name for the mathematician Charles Lutwidge Dodgson. I do want to say… Continue reading Alice in Wonderland: Thoughts and Memories on a Classic of Literature

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