Writing makes you a better scientist (maybe)


I thought this article was interesting, although tangential to technical communication. It indicates a link between proficiency in arts and crafts and writing, and proficiency in science. I’ve never subscribed to the idea of pulling apart arts and sciences, so I feel vindicated.

The Correlation Between Arts and Crafts and a Nobel Prize

For writers in particular:

" Nobel winners, for example, are 12 times more likely to be writers than scientists in general are."