n CME : Your SA Journal of CPD - Not to be taken ... too seriously

Volume 21, Issue 11
  • ISSN : 0256-2170



Extracted from text ... IT'S OFFICIAL: OLD MARRIED PEOPLE ARE BORING If you're a married man over 30 you'll find this story supremely depressing. A psy-chologist in New Zealand has finished studying the lives of 280 great scientists and found that over two-thirds of them made their greatest contributions to science before the age of 30. Even more surprisingly, he discovered that regardless of age, the great scientists who married saw an immediate and substantial decline in their creativity. 'Scientists rather quickly desist (from their careers) after their mar-riage, while unmarried scien-tists continue to make great scientific contributions later in their lives,' said Dr Satoshi Kanazawa. His research found similar effects on the creative output of married musicians, painters and writ-ers. Most interestingly, the mind-numbing effects of marriage also hinder crimi-nals, who tend to stop com-mitting crimes ..

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