The First Known Female Acquired Savant

My PI and co-author of The Superhuman Mind: Free the Genius is Your Brain recently sat down with ABC's Nightline to explain the fascinating case of Leigh Erceg, a colorado rancher who acquired synesthesia after sustaining severe spinal and brain injuries. Not only did she regain her ability to walk, she's become a prolific artist and poet.

Hear me on NPR

 Synesthesia is a complex condition in which the senses are mixed. In this episode of St. Louis on the Air, I speak with Don Marsh about how synesthesia research might provide insight as to how the brain works.


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