Pathological creativity: How popular media connect neurological disease and creative practices

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Abstract

Book chapter about the linking that is often made in popular media of creativity - frequently through examples from art history - and neurological disease. The chapter discusses the implications this linking may have for the dissemination of ideas about personality traits, artistic expression, neurological disease and neuroscience as a discipline.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationInterpreting the brain in society. Cultural reflections on neuroscientific practices
EditorsKristofer Hansson, Markus Idvall
PublisherArkiv förlag
Pages29-47
ISBN (Electronic)9789179242961
ISBN (Print)9789179242930, 9789198085495
Publication statusPublished - 2017 Nov 23

Publication series

NameThe Pandora Series
PublisherArkiv förlag
Volume25
ISSN (Print)1404-000X

Subject classification (UKÄ)

  • Cultural Studies

Keywords

  • Neuroscience
  • Neurologi
  • Creativity
  • Pathological creativity
  • Alzheimer
  • Parkinson disease
  • Art history
  • Art and society
  • Popular media

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