Embodied Cognition: What is it? How Does it Involve Mathematics?

Dr. Hortensia Soto – December 8, 2022, online Abstract Embodied cognition is a philosophy that claims that learning is body‐based. One might ask how that has anything to do with teaching and learning mathematics. In this talk, I will illustrate ways in which this lens can facilitate learning. I argue that most faculty probably already…

Contando Raíces Reales de Poconomios

Dr. Maurice Rojas – Noviembre 10 de 2022 – 10:30 am Abstract Poconomios, en caso especial, son polinomios con pocos términos monomiales (también conocidos como polinomios ralos). El filósofo René Descartes, en 1637, era el primero en descubrir que polinomios ralos en una variable tienen pocas raíces reales. Askold Khovanski y Konstantin Sevastyanov, después en…