While the medial prefrontal cortex is a part of the brain that shows high levels of activity in the neurotics, innovation of new ideas is also something the frontal areas of our ( mainly right ) brain function for.
There is often a preponderance to generation of self - generated thoughts and a perception of threat appraisal when there is no such actual external stimulus. The neurotics tend to 'create' situations of threat in their mind and respond accordingly, but they also come up with creative ideas to find solutions to such 'internal' problems by overthinking and overactivating their thought - provoking areas of brain. They also have oversensitive amygdalae, that is concerned with panic attacks, excess fear and anxiety.
- Jaskunwar Singh
Did you know? Sir Isaac Newton suffered from bouts of depression and once had a mental breakdown. Inspite of that he made use of his creative mind and formulated laws of gravity, and fathomed several mathematical theories.