title Depression and Creativity symposium at the Library of Congress
description With excellent video production quality (but no slides), this webcast "…marks the bicentennial of the birth of German composer Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847), who died after a depression, a very severe depression following the death of his sister [Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel]," says Dr. Jamison to open the long unedited video featuring three top speakers. She gives an overview and review of studies on mental illness and creativity, Terence Ketter speaks on related clinical studies and neuroimaging, and Peter Whybrow, Director of UCLA's Semel Institute talks about neurobiological correlates of creativity.
producer Library of Congress
featuring Kay Redfield Jamison, Terence Ketter, Peter Whybrow
format Real Media
Tags: brain video lecture depression bipolar art neuropsychiatry neuroimaging