Schizophrenia and Superhuman Creativity: Schizophrenia, Mystics, and Eminem

Schizophrenia and Superhuman Creativity: Schizophrenia, Mystics, and Eminem

It is no secret in scientific literature that the brains of highly innovative creatives show similar processes to those who suffer from serious mental illness. It is apparently a double-edged sword; the heightened activity in a creative’s mind, is their gift; but for the schizophrenic, it is their curse. What makes for a creative genius, is, on the extreme end of the spectrum, what makes for schizophrenia.