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Struck by genius : how a brain injury made me a mathematical marvel

Author: Jason Padgett; Maureen Ann Seaberg
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2014.
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"No one sees the world as Jason Padgett does. Water pours from the faucet in crystalline patterns, numbers call to mind distinct geometric shapes, and intricate fractal patterns emerge from the movement of tree branches, revealing the intrinsic mathematical designs hidden in the objects around us. Yet Padgett wasn't born this way. Twelve years ago, he had never made it past pre-algebra. But a violent mugging forever  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jason Padgett; Maureen Ann Seaberg
ISBN: 9780544045606 0544045602 1443418153 9781443418157
OCLC Number: 854944293
Description: ix, 243 pages : colored illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Jason 2.0 --
Jason 1.0 --
Subtraction --
Gray matter --
Compounded losses --
New gifts --
The edge of a circle --
Inflection point --
Joe College --
The hermit and the hermitage --
The man from Planet Futon --
Contact --
Savant and Yogi? --
It's all relative --
Scandinavian spring --
Traveling without moving --
Pilgrimage to Wisconsin --
No regrets.
Responsibility: Jason Padgett, Maureen Ann Seaberg.

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The autobiography of Jason Padgett who became a genius with extraordinary mathematical gifts following a brutal mugging outside a bar in 2002.  Read more...

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