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If You Think You’re a Genius, You’re Crazy

· Neuroscience

Many do suppose that creativity and psychopathology are intimately related and the notion that creative genius might have some touch of madness goes back to Plato and Aristotle. But some recent psychologists argue that the whole idea is a pure hoax. After all, it is certainly no problem to come up with the names of creative geniuses who seem to have displayed no signs or symptoms of mental illness.