Da Vinci’s Creativity May Have Been Aided by Dyslexia: 6ABC, HealthDay

Leonardo da Vinci’s creative genius may have been boosted by dyslexia, Dr. Salvatore Mangione, associate professor in the Sidney Kimmel Medical College, told 6ABC in a story that aired on the 500th anniversary of da Vinci’s death on May 2, 1519.

Mangione’s observations, published in The American Journal of Medicine, were also reported by HealthDay. “Dyslexia is probably one of the things that made da Vinci so creative, made him Leonardo,” Mangione said.

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