Why Innovators Get Better with Age

When most people think about innovators, an image of a young person toiling away in their garage or dorm room comes to mind.  But in fact, innovation comes from those much older.  For example, the average age of discovery of Nobel Prize winners is 38, and even more interestingly, it can take 20 more years until the application of that discovery has occurred.  Read Tom Agan’s  NY Times article about Why Innovators Get Better with Age.