How does ADD impact people? “I have always had a bit of a difficult time focusing on things that aren’t interesting to me…” Journalist Lisa Ling added, “I get really, really anxious before taking any kind of test or having any kind of evaluation. As a journalist, when I’m immersed in a story, then I […]
“I don’t think necessity is the mother of invention. Invention, in my opinion, arises directly from idleness, possibly also from laziness – to save oneself trouble.”
Agatha Christie [via brainyquote.com]
We may feel pressured t…
Photorealist painting is one form of creative expression that demands a high degree of technical prowess and attention to detail – which may be enhanced by the personality trait of high sensitivity.
A profile on the artist notes that Ralph Going…
“The artist group had significantly more grey matter in an area of the brain.” A BBC news story reports on research that concludes “Artists have structurally different brains compared with non-artists. Brain scans revealed that artists had increased neural matter in areas relating to fine motor movements and visual imagery. “The research, published in NeuroImage, […]
Can Asperger’s Syndrome or related conditions include neurological differences and qualities that enhance creativity?
A page on the Asperger’s Association of New England site – What is Asperger Syndrome? – declares “There …