Tag: creativity

Creativity, Bipolar and Genetics

A link between bipolar disorder, schizophrenia and creativity. We’ve all heard about the likely connection dozens of times. Now, a recent study involving over 86,000 people gives further proof that the connection exists. Looking at the many blogs written by so many creative individuals, the results of this study are no surprise to me. Excellent photographers, painters, poets and writers,…

Bipolar Disorder and Creativity

A recent study by a joint effort of Lancaster University in the U.K. and Yale University in the U.S. is the first to link bipolar disorder with inspiration. For those of us who are familiar with the many artists who live, or lived, with bipolar or depression, this should come as no surprise. The list includes Tim Burton. Ludwig Von…