Is there a secret to genius? Is it simply a function of having the right brain patterns, or is there a deeper mechanism at work?
A blow to the head can sometimes unveil hidden artistic or intellectual gifts. Might we all have hidden capacities that could be unleashed without brain injury?
This question has been puzzled scientists and philosophers alike since the dawn of history. However, there are few people who demonstrate superhuman mastery in certain subjects, and believe it or not but they gained their extraordinary abilities from brain damage.