There are things that tend to moderate with age. Schizophrenia is somewhat like that.

John Forbes Nash, Jr.

John Forbes Nash, Jr.

John Forbes Nash Jr. was an American mathematician who made fundamental contributions to game theory, differential geometry, and the study of partial differential equations. Nash's work has provided insight into the factors that govern chance and decision-making inside complex systems found in everyday life.

Birth: 1928-06-13

Died: 2015-05-23

Nickname: John Forbes Nash, Jr.

Known for: Nash equilibrium,Nash embedding theorem,Nash functions,Nashâ€“Moser theorem

It has had a tremendous impact on my life, more than on the life of most Prize winners, because I was in an unusual situation. I was unemployed at the time. I was in good health, but I had reached the age of 66 and beginning to get social security, but I didn't have much of that. I had many years of unemployment before me.