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7 Days of Genius: Genius and Madness


Previously recorded: Many of the most recognized geniuses in history suffered from some sort of mental illness. Is there a link between creativity and mental illness? What do we currently understand about any connection? Renowned psychoanalyst Dr. Gail Saltz moderates a panel with: Dean Keith Simonton, Distinguished Professor of Psychology at the University of California, Davis; James C. Kaufman, Professor of Educational Psychology at the Neag School of Education at the University of Connecticut; and Sylvia Nasar, former economics correspondent at The New York Times and the author of "A Beautiful Mind."