Member spotlight: John Pirola
He's a member, too | JOHN PIROLA

A member since 2013, John Pirola joined Mensa in an act of rehabilitation after traumatic brain injury had zapped his health and confidence. Finding resilience in his family's support, John now looks to help others seeking the same.

My Digital Memory

After sustaining a traumatic brain injury in an auto accident, Thomas Dixon was forced to record new experiences, one tweet at a time, lest he forget about them forever.

By Thomas Dixon, Illustrations by Tim Ogline
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Directed Daydreaming: Evoking epiphany from a more-conscious mind

While on a clandestine mission in Russia, one Mensan narrowly escaped disaster, aided only by a practice used by some of the world's greatest thinkers — and some mind-clearing sonatas.

By Don White, Illustrations by Jonathan Moore