Everything you need to understand or teach A Beautiful Mind (book) by Sylvia Nasar.
A Beautiful Mind by Sylvia Nasar is the story of John Forbes Nash, Jr., the brilliant mathematician who was awarded the Nobel Prize in economics in 1994. The sad life of this mathematical genius was tainted with episodes of paranoid schizophrenia which basically interrupted a brilliant career as is indicated in the opening pages where he is hospitalized and telling a Harvard Professor visitor how he is receiving signals from outer space. According to Nash, the "aliens" sending the signals are trying to recruit Nash to save the world.
Nash was born in Bluefield, West Virginia to Virginia and John, Sr. The senior Nash worked for Appalachian Power and Virginia was a teacher until her marriage. Daughter Martha had a normal childhood but their son John was a loner. He preferred to stay alone and read or perform experiments rather than take part in sports on interact socially and...
A Beautiful Mind: A Biography of John Forbes Nash, Jr., Winner of the Nobel Prize in Economics, 1994 Lesson Plans contain 138 pages of teaching material, including: