Artistic expressions born of brain disorders
Many people who have suffered brain damage turn to creating art. Researchers are studying them to help unravel how the brain works.
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Dane Bottino( UC San Francisco Memory and Aging Center )
Dane Bottino, who has autism, started drawing prolifically at the age of 2, about the same time he began to lose language. Scientists think that deficits in certain parts of his brain may have allowed other parts to flower, fueling his creative flow.
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