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My Brilliant Brain Accidental Genius

George Widener patiently writes down the dates for every Monday in the next 500 years – all 26,000 of them. An autistic savant, George possesses an ‘island of genius’ that enables him to do things an ordinary person would find impossible. To help unlock this enigma, George volunteers to undergo a brain scan – something most savants are too disabled ...
  • 2007
  • 00:47:10
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/27/2016

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My Brilliant Brain Born Genius

At two years old, Marc Yu taught himself how to play Mary Had a Little Lamb on the piano. One year later, he was tackling Beethoven. Without ever studying, Marc also has perfect pitch – the ability to identify musical notes as easily as identifying colors – a skill that only one in 10,000 people has. How did Marc develop his amazing ...
  • 2007
  • 00:47:16
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/15/2016

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Les énigmes du cerveau Le génie à l'état pur?

Petites lunettes rondes, appareil dentaire et sourire malicieux, Marc Yu ressemble à n'importe quel petit garçon de 7 ans. Sauf que régulièrement, il endosse son smoking pour jouer des oeuvres de Beethoven dans les plus grandes salles de concerts. Des neurologues, des psychologues et des scientifiques tentent de déterminer d'où provient son talent.
  • 2007
  • 00:47:30
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 08/25/2015

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Les énigmes du cerveau Génie malgré lui?

George Widener est un autiste savant, il est capable de déterminer en quelques secondes à quel jour de la semaine correspond n'importe quel événement historique. Suite à un grave accident, Tommy McHugh s'est mis à recouvrir les murs de son appartement de dessins et de peintures. Des scientifiques se penchent sur leurs talents.
  • 2007
  • 00:46:45
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 08/25/2015

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