Friday, May 8, 2020

From the Archives: The Matthew Effect in Science

Finally, something other than COVID-19.

Here is an article that I recently discovered deep in the archives.

The Matthew Effect in Science is akin to the phenomenon of “winning begets more winning” in sport. The Matthew Effect in Science, full PDF is accessible here.

The more you write and submit, the more you publish, the greater the reputation, the greater the acknowledgment and opportunity, the greater the resources and the greater the chance of future success.

Wins beget more wins.