Daniel Tammet: Different ways of knowing

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Daniel Tammet has got a great memory, one of the best in the world in fact. He thinks differently because of his synesthesia which makes his senses fire at the same time. When he perceives the world, his senses combine words and numbers with colors, emotions, and even sounds. This has made him memorize better when he studies and learns because of the joining of his senses with various emotions.

Here's an insight into how he perceives the world, and what it is like to see things his way.

Daniel Tammet: Different ways of knowing | Video on TED.com

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