Google is working to improve the authorship results in search, and in the line of the same, has launched Author Stats. This new tool located in Webmaster Tools lets authors know the frequency of their content showing in search results.
According to Google this move is post the huge response they got from authors. We quote Google, “We're introducing “Author Stats” in Webmaster Tools that shows you how often your content is showing up on the Google search results page. If you associate your content with your Google Profile either via e-mail verification or a simple link, you can visit Webmaster Tools to see how many impressions and clicks your content got on the Google search results page.”
As an example shown, this is how Matt Cutts Author Stats will look like-
Google recently introduced improvements in the way authorship annotations are displayed in search results. And now has come up with Author Stats. Want to explore this new tool? You can see it on the left hand panel, under the “Labs” section. Do share your views about this addition.