Tommy McHugh

6 People Who Gained Amazing Skills from Brain Injuries

The painting 'Mind Essence' this was the inspiration for the name and content of the site for me - CSM-B

Tommy McHugh

6 People Who Gained Amazing Skills from Brain Injuries

Interior of Artist Tommy McHugh's home

Interior of Artist Tommy McHugh's home

For nearly 50 years, Dr. Darold Treffert of the University of Wisconsin has been studying savants—developmentally disabled people who demonstrate exceptional levels of genius in one particular skill set.  Most savants are born with their unique abilities, but a small number are what Treffert calls "acquired savants," people who had their talents unlocked after an illness or injury affected the brain.  These cases have led Treffert and other researches to theorize that we might all hav...

The Amazing Stories of 6 Sudden Savants

For nearly 50 years, Dr. Darold Treffert of the University of Wisconsin has been studying savants—developmentally disabled people who demonstrate exceptional levels of genius in one particular skill set. Most savants are born with their unique abilities, but a small number are what Treffert calls "acquired savants," people who had their talents unlocked after an illness or injury affected the brain. These cases have led Treffert and other researches to theorize that we might all hav...

Tommy McHugh

Brawling ex con to painter, after a stroke

When Tommy McHugh had a stroke, it was the moment that someone pulled the plug on his matrix. Strokes usually change people’s lives but for some, like Tommy, they.

Miss MD Is Me, Tommy McHugh: Brain Damage Induces Creativity

Tommy McHugh: Brain Damage Induces Creativity After a rupture of a double brain aneurysm, Tommy McHugh awoke from a coma with temporal lobe damage, leading him to compulsively create art.

Tommy McHugh, A huge painted horse stands astride his gas fireplace while colour and figures liven up his radiators

Ex-street fighter turned into a fanatical artist by a brain haemorrhage that physically altered his mind

Sixty-year-old Mr McHugh now spends up every day decorating his walls with a brush since the internal bleed altered his mind.

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10 Fascinating People With Savant Syndrome - Listverse

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7 People Who Got Incredible Superpowers From Accidents All Have One Thing In Common.

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7 People Who Got Incredible Superpowers From Accidents All Have One Thing In Common.

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7 People Who Got Incredible Superpowers From Accidents All Have One Thing In Common.

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