Hot Streaks in Artistic, Cultural and Scientific Careers


From Nature: International Journal of Science: “Here, building on rich literature on the lifecycle of creativity, we collected large-scale career histories of individual artists, film directors and scientists, tracing the artworks, films and scientific publications they produced. We find that, across all three domains, hit works within a career show a high degree of temporal regularity, with each career being characterized by bursts of high-impact works occurring in sequence.

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Aging & Longevity

Aging & Longevity > Positive Aging

Creative Aging

Creative Aging > Creative Aging Model

Creative Aging > Creative Expression


C. Giles

Lu Liu

Roberta Sinatra

Chaoming Song

Yang Wang

Dashun Wang

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Research and Studies