By Albert Rothenberg
Intrigued by way of history's checklist of "troubled geniuses,"Albert Rothenberg investigates how such contrary conditions―outstanding creativity and psychosis―could coexist within the related person. Rothenberg concludes that high-level creativity transcends the standard modes of logical thought―and can even superficially resemble psychosis. yet he additionally discovers that each one sorts of inventive considering in general take place in a rational and unsleeping mind set, now not in a mystically altered or remodeled state.
Far from being the source―or the price―of creativity, Rothenberg discovers, psychosis and other kinds of psychological disease are literally stumbling blocks to artistic paintings. Disturbed writers and absent-minded professors make nice characters in fiction, yet Rothenberg has exposed a good larger story―the almost endless artistic capability of fit human beings.
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Creativity and Madness: New Findings and Old Stereotypes by Albert Rothenberg