Saturday, 11 July 2009

Creative, hyperactive, or both?

'[E]xperts believe that ADHD is sometimes misdiagnosed; that some individuals that are highly creative may be labeled as ADHD instead. [… I]ndividuals with ADHD have a higher incident rate of creativity.[… S]tudies have shown that brain patterns in individuals with ADHD are similar to that of highly creative individuals.'

Eileen Bailey
in 'ADHD and Creativity'

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