Author, Mathematician, Writer, Linguistic Expert, Educator
Daniel Tammet's speeches are captivating discussions that explore human perceptions. Tammet believes that the way things are initially perceived affects the process by which humans understand and learn.
Tammet who was named one of the world's "100 living geniuses" is a currently a linguist and educator. In his mid-20s Tammet was diagnosed with Aspergers syndrome, which gifted him with an incredible intelligent and uncommon perception of the world. Due to his condition, Tammet was and continues to be studied by researchers in both Britain and the United States. As the creator of Optimnem, an online entity that provides language learning instruction, Tammet possesses a vast knowledge of technology and learning strategies. Prior to this, he taught English in Lithuania and later participated in the World Memory Championships.
As an author, Tammet published his New York Times bestselling memoir 'Born On A Blue Day,' a factual novel that explores his life as a high-functioning individual with autistic savant syndrome. He is set to release a new book 'Embracing the Wide Sky: A Tour Across the Horizons of the Mind.' He was also the subject of the award-winning documentary 'Brainman' and was featured on '60 Minutes' and 'ABC News.' In conjunction with this, Tammet's work appeared in the 'New York Times' and 'International Herald Tribune.'
Through attempting to make audiences understand how he sees and perceives the world, Daniel Tammet's speeches examines how initial awareness can effect overall interpretation.