Curious Saturday: Exploring the fascinating world of synesthesia

December 30, 2023
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Curious Saturday: Exploring the fascinating world of synesthesia

Daniel Tammet, renowned for his exceptional abilities, possesses a rare condition known as synesthesia. With linguistic, numerical, and visual synesthesia, his perception of words, numbers, and colors intertwine, creating a unique way of experiencing and comprehending the world around him. Tammet, a celebrated author known for his memoir “Born on a Blue Day,” not only delves into his personal journey but also shares his remarkable artistry and deep passion for languages.

In his captivating TED Talk, Tammet invites us to peer into the intricate workings of his beautiful mind. He takes us on a mesmerizing journey, shedding light on the extraordinary ways in which his synesthetic experiences have shaped his understanding of the world. By intertwining language, numbers, and colors, Tammet’s perception offers a fresh perspective on the interconnectedness of different forms of knowledge.

https://www.ted.com/talks/daniel_tammet_different_ways_of_knowing

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