^{ Type post News Date March 3, 2022 Categorized Creativity, Mathematics, Philosophy of Mind Tagged Ali Kayaspor, Carl Friedrich Gauss, G. H. Hardy (1877-1947), Mathematicians (creative thinking), Srinivasa Ramanujan }

## Do Mathematicians Think Differently From Other People?

_{A math teacher illustrates some ways in which creative ones do but it’s really about imagination, not just getting the figures right}

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Math teacher Ali Kayaspor has thought a lot about how mathematicians have come up with fundamental ideas about the nature of reality and he shares anecdotes that give us a glimpse. But first, the cold shower: Unfortunately, there is no clear way to answer the question of how a mathematician thinks. But we can approach this question as follows; if you watched any chess tournament, the game’s analysis is shared in detail at the end of the match. When you examine the analysis, you will see a breaking point in each game. Similarly, mathematicians also experience a breaking point while working on a problem before finding a solution. Ali Kayaspor, “How Does a Mathematician’s Brain Differ from Other Brains?” at Read More ›