The brain has a remarkable, virtually limitless capacity to astonish us with its mysteries

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One tiny bit of damage to the brain can turn our world upside down. One small area malfunctioning can have bizarre and unpredictable consequences. This episode explores obsessive compulsions unleashed by brain injury, including a Leeds housewife whose stroke left her with an insatiable appetite for sex, a surgeon who suffered a lightning strike that turned him into an obsessive pianist, and a successful chiropractor whose brain haemorrhage left him with an uncontrollable desire to paint.