Are madness and creativity linked? Dr. Shelley Carson, a Harvard Extension School psychology instructor, discusses the history of creativity and depression with Jenny Attiyeh of ThoughtCast.
Read more about Carson’s online and on-campus course, “Creativity: Geniuses, Madmen, and Harvard Students,” http://www.extension.harvard.edu/courses/creativity-geniuses-madmen-harvard-students.
Carson also teaches “Abnormal Psychology,” http://www.extension.harvard.edu/courses/abnormal-psychology (online option) and “Psychological Resilience,” http://www.extension.harvard.edu/courses/psychological-resilience. Her book, “Your Creative Brain,” is available on Amazon, http://www.amazon.com/Your-Creative-Brain-Imagination-Productivity/dp/0470547634/.
Faculty Insights are produced in partnership with ThoughtCast, http://www.thoughtcast.org.