Brain Man 'Daniel Tammet', a 27 year-old math wizard....

jonboy

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Wow this is crazy. Mad math skills right here...

On the '60 Minutes' Yahoo web site said:
Meet Daniel Tammet, a 27 year-old math and memory wizard. He can do things with numbers that will truly amaze you. He is a savant. . . with a difference. Unlike most savants, he shows no obvious mental disability, and most importantly, he can describe his own thought process. Join correspondent Morley Safer as he explores the extraordinary life and mind of Daniel Tammet.
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I seen the episode of 60 minutes where they interviewed him. Truly amazing.

He not only has an outstanding ability, but he's rather obsessive-compulsive too.

He can't go to the beach because he is compelled to count the grains of sand.
 

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galactus said:
I seen the episode of 60 minutes where they interviewed him. Truly amazing.

He not only has an outstanding ability, but he's rather obsessive-compulsive too.

He can't go to the beach because he is compelled to count the grains of sand.

Yup. It's also neat how he visualized numbers in color schemes.
 

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jonboy said:
Yup. It's also neat how he visualized numbers in color schemes.
And quoted pi to 22, 000 decimal places or so, from pure memory alone. This man should be hooked up with EEGs and MRIs permanently, because science can learn an extraordinary amount from this person's brain and cognitive function.
 

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However, he apparently could not balance his checking account :lol:
 
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