Eric Shea-Brown, Applied Mathematics

Contact etsb@amath.washington.edu

WHYDOMATH -- Mathematics and the Brain

A 3 minute video gives a fast answer to the perennial
question: WHYDOMATH?  Mathematical thinking is helping to uncover the
structure and function of the brain.  This is a message that CARTAH
will help share with educators and students worldwide, by creating one
of the online lead-in videos for the WHYDOMATH project of the Society
for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM). This video will be the
introduction to the neuroscience node of the WHYDOMATH website, which
will present the role of mathematics in a key historical discovery in
neuroscience, and where this discovery has taken us
today.