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eHarmony of the 19th Century | NOVA scienceNOW | PBS

Duration: 01:03
Program: NOVA scienceNOW
Broadcast Date: Oct. 24, 2012

NsN: How Smart Can We Get? premieres Wed., Oct. 24th at 10/9c on PBS. How do you get a genius brain? Is it all in your DNA? Or is it hard work? Is it possible that everyone's brain has untapped genius — just waiting for the right circumstances so it can be unleashed? From a man who can match any date in history (or the future) to its day of the week to a "memory athlete" who can remember strings of hundreds of random numbers, David Pogue meets people stretching the boundaries of what the human mind can do.

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Post Date: October 24, 2012