Tips for Thinking from an Extraordinary Thinker

Scientific American: Daniel Tammet is the author of two books, Born on a Blue Day and Embracing the Wide Sky, which comes out this month.

He’s also a linguist and holds the European record for reciting the first 22,514 decimal points of the mathematical constant Pi.

Mind Matters editor Jonah Lehrer chats with Daniel Tammet about how his memory works, why the IQ test is overrated, and a possible explanation for extraordinary feats of creativity.

Read this interview …

One thought on “Tips for Thinking from an Extraordinary Thinker

  1. I watched a video about Daniel Tammet. If you go to Karma Tube and type in Boy With the Incredible Brain you can watch it. It doesn’t mention anything about the books he’s writing but it’s a really good video. What an amazing mind!

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