The Arthur C. Clarke Center for Human Imagination Presents:

Math and The Body and The Mind

Rafael Núñez, Director of the Embodied Cognition Laboratory
UC San Diego Cognitive Science

Cindy Lawrence, Co-Executive Director
The National Museum of Mathematics

Glen Whitney, Co-Executive Director,
The National Museum of Mathematics

Wednesday, October 16th, 2013, 5:30pm to 7:30pm

UC San Diego, Atkinson Hall Auditorium
9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093-0327

Join cognitive scientist Rafael Núñez along with Cindy Lawrence and Glen Whitney, Co-Directors of the National Museum of Mathematics as they discuss the interplay between physical experience and mathematical cognition and intuition. Is mathematics a purely symbolic exercise, or can it be experienced and processed physically? How do mathematical ideas originate? What role do fun, creativity, and exploration play in the learning and doing of mathematics?

Thank you to the

The Arthur C. Clarke Center for Human Imagination Presents:

Math and The Body and The Mind

Rafael Núñez, Director of the Embodied Cognition Laboratory
UC San Diego Cognitive Science

Cindy Lawrence, Co-Executive Director
The National Museum of Mathematics

Glen Whitney, Co-Executive Director,
The National Museum of Mathematics

Wednesday, October 16th, 2013, 5:30pm to 7:30pm

UC San Diego, Atkinson Hall Auditorium
9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093-0327

Join cognitive scientist Rafael Núñez along with Cindy Lawrence and Glen Whitney, Co-Directors of the National Museum of Mathematics as they discuss the interplay between physical experience and mathematical cognition and intuition. Is mathematics a purely symbolic exercise, or can it be experienced and processed physically? How do mathematical ideas originate? What role do fun, creativity, and exploration play in the learning and doing of mathematics?

Thank you to the James B. Ax Foundation and Viasat Inc., Founding Partner of the Clarke Center, for sponsoring this event.

You may park in lot P502, which is on Voigt Drive across the street from Atkinson Hail; however, you must have a parking permit to do so, and the closest parking permit machine is at the Hopkins parking structure. Please buy a permit first at Hopkins, and then drive to lot P502. Permits cost $4 after 4:30 PM.

http://imagination.ucsd.edu/news.php?article=20

Related Links:

Professor Sheldon Brown
http://visarts.ucsd.edu/faculty/sheldon-brown
http://sheldon-brown.net

Rafael Núñez
http://www.cogsci.ucsd.edu/~nunez/web/

The National Museum of Mathematics
http://momath.org/

The Arthur C Clarke Center for Human Imagination
http://imagination.ucsd.edu/index.html

The Arthur C. Clarke Foundation
http://www.clarkefoundation.org/

Thank you to the James B. Ax Foundation and Viasat Inc., Founding Partner of the Clarke Center, for sponsoring this event.

You may park in lot P502, which is on Voigt Drive across the street from Atkinson Hail; however, you must have a parking permit to do so, and the closest parking permit machine is at the Hopkins parking structure. Please buy a permit first at Hopkins, and then drive to lot P502. Permits cost $4 after 4:30 PM.

http://imagination.ucsd.edu/news.php?article=20

Related Links:

Professor Sheldon Brown
http://visarts.ucsd.edu/faculty/sheldon-brown
http://sheldon-brown.net

Rafael Núñez
http://www.cogsci.ucsd.edu/~nunez/web/

The National Museum of Mathematics
http://momath.org/

The Arthur C Clarke Center for Human Imagination
http://imagination.ucsd.edu/index.html

The Arthur C. Clarke Foundation
http://www.clarkefoundation.org/