Wang looks for order in chaos — in neuroscience, political polling and redistricting

 Sam Wang    Photo by Denise Applewhite for the Office of Communications     Wang looks for order in chaos — in neuroscience, political polling and redistricting Posted August 15, 2016; 10:30 a.m. by Michael Hotchkiss, Office of Communications Sam Wang — explorer of the brain and wrangler of political polls — made a prediction in 2012 that turned out to be wrong. A professor of molecular biology and the Princeton Neuroscience Institute, Wang wanted to know why. His pursuit of the answer led him to dive into a new area of inquiry — political redistricting. Four years later, he has published an article in one of the nation’s top law reviews detailing a relatively simple way for judges to identify when a set of districts has been unfairly drawn…


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