Blow Your Mind: The Dark Side of Creativity

BY Robert Lamb / POSTED December 13, 2012
Spanish surrealist artist Salvador Dali (1904 - 1989) in a mystical pose at the opening of his Chrono-Hologram exhibition. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images) Salvador Dali. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)

Where would we be without creative minds?

They write our favorite books, compose our favorite songs and develop unique solutions to real-world problems.

But is there a dark side?

Are creative minds more prone to madness and deception?

In this episode of Stuff to Blow Your Mind, Julie and I turn the tables on innovation and explore the scientific link between inspiration and inequity.

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Oh, and that “Tales From the Darkside” intro I reference in the episode? Right here:

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