The Great Debate UK

Keep calm – you are middle aged but could still become a genius

February 19, 2014

A fascinating study from the U.S.’s National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) entitled “How does Age Affect Scientific Genius” was a breath of fresh air for those of us hurtling towards middle age. Images of precocious youngsters going to university at age six and making their first million in their early teens are, thankfully, few and far between. It is mid-career when your genius peaks, according to the paper written by Benjamin Jones, EJ Ready and Bruce Weinberg.

Silver Web surfers face unique challenges

October 21, 2009

Matthew Bath

-Matthew Bath is technology editor at Which? The opinions expressed are his own.-

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Is five too young to start primary school?

October 16, 2009

schoolThe largest review of primary schooling in England for 40 years has said children at five are too young to start formal education and that six would be a more suitable age.