We inherit eye and skin color, but what about things like creativity or musical talent? Is creativity something we’re born with, or something we learn? Guest Host Annie Gaus goes in search of answers.
Are some people born creative?
“New research suggests that the extent to which creativity is heritable may be greater than previously thought.”
Mental illness, suicide and creativity: 40-year prospective total population study.
“We previously demonstrated that patients with schizophrenia or bipolar disorder and their relatives are overrepresented in creative occupations.”
Genome-wide copy number variation analysis in extended families and unrelated individuals characterized for musical aptitude and creativity in music.
“Music perception and practice represent complex cognitive functions of the human brain.”
Social group may be key to fostering creativity
“Creativity and genius are commonly seen as attributes of an individual, but new research indicates the role played by the surrounding group may be just as important.”
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