Music+Medicine: Beethoven's Brain
We continue our Music + Medicine series with a deep dive into the strange relationship between mental illness and creativity in the the world of music. From the famous examples like Schumann or Beethoven and their struggles with bipolar disorder, to less well known examples like Ravel and his progressive aphasia, we will look into the neuroscience of creativity and disease. Is there a relationship? Do we just love the story of the tortured artist? Where are the happy, well-adjusted composers?