[NetBehaviour] Artistic tendencies linked to 'schizophrenia gene'

james morris james at jwm-art.net
Sat Jul 18 18:13:41 CEST 2009

15:58 16 July 2009 by Ewen Callaway

We're all familiar with the stereotype of the tortured artist. Salvador
Dali's various disorders and Sylvia Plath's depression spring to mind.
Now new research seems to show why: a genetic mutation linked to
psychosis and schizophrenia also influences creativity.


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