^^^Disagree, they're taking off on Touching Evil, especially the US version. The UK version ended up treating Creegan's brain injury more as a way of having him start a job as a neophyte of sorts, rather that rabbiting on and on about improvements to his intellect etc.
Nor is it The Mentalist (which is a House clone.) Procedurally speaking, it's rather more like those profiler shows, The Profiler and Criminal Minds.
Ken Biller from Voyager and Smallville is top dog here. He seems to be real interested in pushing the idea that irrationality is superior to rationality because it's validated by intensity and authenticity of emotion. Perhaps he's the one who tried so hard to turn Voyager into The Twilight Zone.