Understanding the “Matthew Effect”

By Meenu Johnkutty ‘21 The most decorated and well-known scientists of our time may share an underlying characteristic: early career success. For those striving for prestige and world renown, achieving success early in one’s career may breed an environment conducive to further success. Thus, scientists who boast the same academic credentials, work ethic, and drive may find themselves outperformed by counterparts who achieved early career … Continue reading Understanding the “Matthew Effect”