Brain Injury Turns Man Into Math Genius

I found this very interesting... a brain injury 'unlocked' a part of Jason Padgett's brain, and now the man sees geometric shapes and angles everywhere!

See also a gallery of his drawings. The one below is a circle (or two) created by drawing many triangles. He says, "I drew circles out of 180 triangles, then 360, then 720." With a finer pencil, he could draw even more. "Through this process, I came to understand how pi is calculated by measuring the area of a circle."


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