I stumbled across the following engaging and readable Q&A with Dr. Jonathan Pillow, a professor at Princeton who’s studying how the brain works using mathematics and statistics. I thought that this might be appropriate way of engaging students who think that the study of mathematics is utterly unimportant.
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I'm a Professor of Mathematics and a University Distinguished Teaching Professor at the University of North Texas. For eight years, I was co-director of Teach North Texas, UNT's program for preparing secondary teachers of mathematics and science. View all posts by John Quintanilla