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Mindscapes: Stroke turned ex-con into rhyming painter

11 May 2013

Ten days after having a subarachnoid haemorrhage - a stroke caused by bleeding in and around the brain - Tommy McHugh, an ex-con who'd been in his fair share of scraps, became a new man, with a personality that nobody recognised. Professor Mark Lythgoe (UCL Metabolism & Experimental Therapeutics) performed a neuropsychological evaluation on Tommy. Read: New Scientist