Daniel Tammet is an English writer (author of three books), translator and math wizard featured in Islands of Genius by Darold Treffert. He is also a memory champion who has been the subject of several scientific studies. Prof. Allan Snyder said that Daniel is special because, contrary to other savants, he can describe what goes on his head. In 2012 he was elected to serve as a fellow of the Royal Society of Arts. Read more about Daniel, his books and feats here.