When Brain Damage Unlocks The Genius Within

Derek Amato stood above the shallow end of the swimming pool and called for his buddy in the Jacuzzi to toss him the football.

Bill Palladino – MLUI‘s insight:

This is an extraordinary story, right out of a Hollywood movie script, of a man with serious head trauma suddenly waking up to find he could play the piano like a pro, though he’d never played before. This and other similar stories begin to shape a new understanding of how brain trauma can effect the potential for what we’d call genius.

See on www.popsci.com

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