The Myth of Ability

A book review of The Myth of Ability: Nurturing Mathematical Talent in Every Child by John Mighton Stars: **** House of Anansi (2004)Education216 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: For decades teachers and parents have accepted the judgment that some… Read More »

The Mathematics Devotional

A book review of The Mathematics Devotional: Celebrating the Wisdom and Beauty of Mathematics by Clifford A. Pickover Stars: *** Sterling (2014)Mathematics History392 pages Disclosure: This posts contains affiliate links. Summary: From the ingenious author of The Math Book and The Physics Book comes an inspirational volume that celebrates the beauty and wisdom of mathematics. Every page of this… Read More »

The Intelligence Paradox

The Intelligence Paradox: Why the Intelligent Choice isn’t Always the Smart Choice by Satoshi Kanazawa Stars: ***** Wiley (2012) Science & Mathematics 272 pages Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Summary: Kanazawa tackles the nature of intelligence: what it is, what it does, what it is good for (if anything). Highly entertaining, smart (dare we… Read More »