Research Paper Volume 9, Issue 5 pp 1433—1439

Intellectual maturity and longevity: late-blooming composers and writers live longer than child prodigies

Figure 1. Age at first work and age at death for composers (A) and creative writers (B). Age at death per interval of age at first work was estimated as the marginal mean from a multilevel regression model that adjusted for sex, date of birth and nationality. Error bars denote 1 standard error.