Older Scientists Are Touted as Offering Untapped Value
|November 6, 2016||View for printing|
Federal funding agencies have been eager to support younger researchers, reflecting a widespread belief that nurturing the next generation is critical to ensuring the long-term success of the nation's scientific enterprise.
A new analysis out of Northeastern University, however, is challenging the orthodoxy. Looking across a variety of fields, the study found that while a researcher's productivity generally declines with age, creativity and impact do not.
By Paul Basken
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