You might not be over the hill just yet: Older people are just as likely to have ‘creative breakthroughs’
Daily Mail - 12/12/2016
The research comes from Northeastern University in Boston, and suggests that scientists can achieve success at any point in their careers – and achieve it repeatedly – as long as they keep trying.
Professor Albert-László Barabasi, who led the study, said: ‘Understanding the laws and the patterns that govern our careers could significantly enhance scientific output.
‘It may also help identify and nurture individuals who are poised to make big discoveries and encourage the scientific community to offer them the resources and opportunity to do so.’