a lot of people do this. this is an intelligence that is using every means of senses to gather and understand info. we tend to think of genius as something that is rare. i think that is why we call them geniuses but it's not always easy to quantify especially in a physically oriented world so we are rather practical about it. we could say that there are a lot of people who pick up on things which we may right now call them crackpots which some may be and some may not. in the future, their hunches or ideas may turn out to be true.