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Head Injury Turns Man Into Musical Savant -VIDEO-


Offbeat  (tags: health, head injuries, musicinteresting, society, news, odd, off-beat, unusual, humans )

Dianne Ly
- 931 days ago - todayhealth.today.msnbc.msn.com
When Derek Amato crashed headfirst into the hard bottom of a pool, he was scared about what he might have done to his brain. But amazingly the fallout from that accident wasn't all bad.



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Teresa W. (707)
Thursday June 7, 2012, 12:57 pm
noted
 

Allan Yorkowitz (448)
Thursday June 7, 2012, 3:05 pm
Absolutely fascinating. For a reason? Don't pass it off.
 

Bianca D. (86)
Thursday June 7, 2012, 3:24 pm
Shows how little we know about how the brain works! Glad that Derek has been happy to take up his new ability and share it with the world.
 

Kailey Klein (11)
Saturday June 9, 2012, 5:17 am
Remarkable! I just had to share this with my friends and family in an email. :)
 

Marlene Dinkins (245)
Saturday June 9, 2012, 12:54 pm
remarkable!!!!!
 

John B. (122)
Saturday June 9, 2012, 1:32 pm
Dianne thanks you so much for posting the amazing story and video clip. Read, watched and noted.
 

Robert Hardy (68)
Saturday June 9, 2012, 7:22 pm
the world is a wondrous place. And sometimes very strange.
 

Frank S. (461)
Saturday June 9, 2012, 7:22 pm
Amazing, I hit my head a lot in landscaping, but the only genius level skills that improved for me were snacking and loafing,lol!
 

Dianne Lynn Elko-Eakin (732)
Saturday June 9, 2012, 7:55 pm
Cute Frank!Sounds like me I hit my head all the time,but I never seem to get any smarter...
 
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