Monday, June 04, 2012

World Science Festival - Madness Redefined: Creativity, Intelligence and the Dark Side of the Mind


Here is another interesting panel discussion from the World Science Festival - Madness Redefined: Creativity, Intelligence and the Dark Side of the Mind.
The notion of a “tortured genius” or “mad scientist” may be more than a romantic aberration. Mounting studies have established that bipolar disorder and schizophrenia correlate with high creativity and intelligence. Join leading researchers as they examine the shifting spectrum between brilliance and madness. The panelists: Cynthia McFadden, James Fallon, Kay Redfield Jamison, Susan McKeown, and Elyn Saks.




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