A savant’s love of numbers and words

Daniel Tammet has a rare ability to see numbers as colors and words as living organisms. He shares what he’s learned about language and how we communicate.

Credits

Guest:
Daniel Tammet - Author of “Every Word Is A Bird We Teach to Sing: Encounters with the Mysteries and Meanings of Language”

Host:
Madeleine Brand

Producers:
Gina Pollack, Sarah Sweeney, Michell Eloy, Amy Ta, Christian Bordal, Quinn O'Toole