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Savant Daniel Tammet on Perception

Ted Talk by Daniel Tammet, a high-functioning autistic savant.

Daniel Tammet has linguistic, numerical and visual synesthesia — meaning that his perception of words, numbers and colors are woven together into a new way of perceiving and understanding the world. The author of “Born on a Blue Day,” Tammet shares his art and his passion for languages in this glimpse into his beautiful mind.

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