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A fascination with the nature of mental imagery and the role of metaphors in underpinning abstract thought has driven Lovisa to the technical challenge of representing mathematical and computational concepts through visual metaphors. In this talk, she shares her ideas about how encouraging this could improve education.
Lovisa is a Swedish fourth-year undergraduate in computing science and psychology at the University of Glasgow. Since high school, she has been fascinated by the nature of mental imagery and the role of metaphors in underpinning abstract thought.
This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx