Mental Mathematician & Educator
Mike Byster is a mathematician, mental calculator, and math educator. With one of the fastest mathematical minds on the planet, his mission is to positively impact the lives and minds of students ages 9-99. From test anxiety and learning disabilities to head injuries and Alzheimer’s, Mike’s approach to learning turns the pressure off, making the process of learning a positive experience.
Mike’s passion for math and memory has led him share his knowledge at over 16,000 classrooms, nursing homes, and businesses throughout the world, all for free. His book, The Power of Forgetting, shares his lessons on mental math, memory, focus, concentration and organization skills. His family-based, game show-style learning tool, Brainetics, is the winner of the 2008 Parent’s Choice Award, 2012 Mom’s Best Award, and 2015 Academics’ Choice “Brain Toy” Award.