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DO YOU LIE awake, fret­ting g over the tini­est of prob­lems? You may be a cre­ative ge­nius!!

It’s long been known that peo­ple who suf­fer from neu­rotic rotic thoughts tend to per­form bet­ter tter in cre­ativ­ity tests than their calmer coun­ter­parts, but noww Dr Adam Perkins of King’s Col­lege Lon­don has come up p with an ex­pla­na­tion as to why.hy.

Pre­vi­ous MRI stud­ies havee shown that those who have spon­ta­neous neg­a­tive thoughts,hts, a key marker of neu­roti­cism, have in­creased ac­tiv­ity in thee me­dial pre­frontal cor­tex, a brain rain re­gion as­so­ci­ated with threat per­cep­tion. It’s also been shown that the amyg­dala, the brain’s

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