Тhe Breathtaking Story of the Boy with the Incredible Brain

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Тhe Breathtaking Story of the Boy With the Incredible Brain

Français : Daniel Tammet
Daniel Tammet (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
This is the breathtaking story of Daniel Tammet. A twenty-something with extraordinary mental abilities, Daniel is one of the world's few savants. He can do calculations to 100 decimal places in his head, an d learn a language in a week.

He also meets the world's most famous savant, the man who inspired Dustin Hoffman's character in the Oscar winning film 'Rain Man'.

This documentary follows Daniel as he travels to America to meet the scientists who are convinced he may hold the key to unlocking similar abilities in everyone.

Daniel Tammet is an English writer, essayist and autistic savant. His best selling 2006 memoir, Born on a Blue Day, about his life with high-functioning autism and savant syndrome, was named a "Best Book for Young Adults" in 2008 by the American Library Association. Tammet's second book, Embracing the Wide Sky, was described as one of France's best selling books of 2009 by L'Express magazine in its March 2010 edition.

Thinking in Numbers, Tammet's third book, was published by Hodder in the UK on 16 August 2012, and by Little, Brown in the United States and Canada on 30 July 2013.

Tammet's books have been published in 20 languages.

He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts in 2012.

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