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New study claims to find genetic link between creativity and mental illness

New study claims to find genetic link between creativity and mental illness

The Guardian - Ian Sample Science editor

Results imply creative people are 25% more likely to carry genes that raise risk of bipolar disorder and schizophrenia. But others argue the evidence is flimsy The ancient Greeks were first to make the point. Shakespeare raised the prospect too. But Lord Byron was, perhaps, the most direct of them …

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