Traumatic damage to the right upper arm, resulting in ulnar palsy, and not a stroke, may have been the reason for da Vinci's impaired painting skills later in life, researchers speculate.
Researchers propose Leonardo da Vinci's dyslexia may have contributed to his creativity and artistic skills.
A new study looks at Leonardo da Vinci's contribution to neuroscience and the advancement of modern sciences.
Researchers report the reason for da Vinci's artistic genius may be the result of an eye condition that gave him an unusual ability to recreate 3D shapes. The study reports a number of other great masters may also have suffered from the same condition.