Struck by Genius

Jason Padgett

What would it be like to wake up one day after a lifetime of average academic performance and find that you had become a math genius? That’s essentially what happened to Jason Padgett. After a violent mugging, Padgett suffered from a brain injury that had an astonishing and unexpected effect: he started to see the world as a manifestation of math. In this autobiography, Padgett shares his very unique experience and how he embraced his new brain.