Genius

The concept of a link between creativity and mental illness has been extensively discussed and studied by psychologists and other researchers for centuries. Parallels can be drawn to connect creativity…

Must One Risk Madness to Achieve Genius? | The Creativity Post
Mad Genius: Schizophrenia and Creativity | Psychology Today

... creativity with psychopathology--the classic idea of the "mad genius." ... Genetic association of giftedness and creativity with schizophrenia.

Scientists find that schizophrenia and…