BORN ON A BLUE DAY

BORN ON A BLUE DAY

INSIDE THE EXTRAORDINARY MIND OF AN AUTISTIC SAVANT

DANIEL TAMMET

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Editorial:
GENERICA
Año de edición:
2007
Materia
Inglés - oferta
ISBN:
978-1-4165-4901-7
Páginas:
237
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A journey into one of the most fascinating minds alive today—guided by the owner himself.u003cbru003eu003cbru003eBestselling author Daniel Tammet (u003ciu003eThinking in Numbersu003c/iu003e) is virtually unique among people who have severe autistic disorders in that he is capable of living a fully independent life and able to explain what is happening inside his head.u003cbru003e u003cbru003e He sees numbers as shapes, colors, and textures, and he can perform extraordinary calculations in his head. He can learn to speak new languages fluently, from scratch, in a week. In 2004, he memorized and recited more than 22,000 digits of pi, setting a record. He has savant syndrome, an extremely rare condition that gives him the most unimaginable mental powers, much like those portrayed by Dustin Hoffman in the film u003ciu003eRain Manu003c/iu003e.u003cbru003e u003cbru003e Fascinating and inspiring, u003ciu003eBorn on a Blue Dayu003c/iu003e explores what it’s like to be special and gives us an insight into what makes us all human—our minds.

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