Creativity and affective illness: an objection.

  title={Creativity and affective illness: an objection.},
  author={Albert Rothenberg},
  journal={Perceptual and motor skills},
  volume={80 1},
A good deal of attention has recently been given to two studies purportedly showing a connection between creativity and affective illness. In both cases, there have been inadequate (or absent) controls, biased selection procedures, single interviewer-experimenter bias, and, in one study, misrepresentative use of statistics. We have published contrary… CONTINUE READING