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Why Do We Gain Fat? with Eugenia Cheng

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In this short clip from her talk 'How To Think Like A Mathematician', Eugenia Cheng explains how a whole web of interconnected factors cause us to gain fat.

Watch the full talk: https://youtu.be/8emPcpfqPRU
Eugenia's book "The Art of Logic" is available now: https://geni.us/paUfA

Eugenia Cheng is Scientist In Residence at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She won tenure in Pure Mathematics at the University of Sheffield, UK, where she is now Honorary Fellow. She has previously taught at the Universities of Cambridge, Chicago and Nice and holds a PhD in pure mathematics from the University of Cambridge. Alongside her research in Category Theory and undergraduate teaching, her aim is to rid the world of math phobia. Her first popular math book, How to Bake Pi, was published by Basic Books in 2015 to widespread acclaim including from the New York Times, National Geographic, Scientific American, and she was interviewed around the world including on the BBC, NPR and The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. Her second book, Beyond Infinity, was shortlisted for the Royal Society Science Book Prize.

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