What is Creativity? Art as a Symptom of Brain Disease | Neuroscience_topics | Scoop.it

We don’t normally associate creativity with brain disease, but a recent paper published in Brain suggests that maybe we should. When we think of someone affected by a serious brain disorder, we imagine deterioration and loss of function, but a surprising new study shows that some people may actually develop artistic talent as a result of their brain disorder, and that in turn, their art can tell us about the nature of their brain disorder. (...) - by India Bohanna on Brain Blogger, September 23, 2012