Friday, October 19, 2012

Managers have bigger brains... at least in the long run ;)

Here is an article from UNSW that confirms what managers have long known and the rest of us have long doubted ;)

Well it's official, not only do they get the 'perks', Managers also have bigger brains, at least in the long run.  Here's a quote from some research... 


For the first time, researchers have identified a clear link between managerial experience throughout a person's working life and the integrity and larger size of the hippocampus – the area of the brain responsible for learning and memory. It seems managing other people at work triggers structural changes in the brain, protecting its memory and learning centre well into old age. 

For the full article see Grey matter: How managing others...