Is Science Only for the Young? Ray Over Examines Age and Impact in Psychology Journals

It is generally assumed that mentors are senior to the mentored. But often, the mentors encountered in one’s youth are peers only a few years older. In that sensitive stage of life, however, a few years seem like many. Most of the academics I have regarded as mentors were, or are, my seniors: Chauncey D. I..eake, the pharmacologist, historian, and… (More)