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  • Smarter People Tend To Drink More Alcohol

    Smarter People Tend To Drink More Alcohol0

    Why drinking would attract intelligent people. According to the social scientist John Mayer, from Western Reserve University, people with a higher IQ drink more alcohol than the average person. He published a research article about his findings in the journal Review of General Psychology. The study was conducted on a group of 1500 volunteers (regular drinker and not),

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  • Are Intelligent People Better At Morality?

    Are Intelligent People Better At Morality?1

    Whether good brains reach high moral stages We may need  a good pair of brains to make decisions that are best for everyone. On the other hand, war taught us that rather intelligent people can also do much harm. Are those evil geniuses exceptions? Or do better brains actually enable people to justify their malintentions? A

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  • Why IQ-tests Fail: Three Forms of Intelligence

    Why IQ-tests Fail: Three Forms of Intelligence0

    IQ tests tell little about your intelligence. Did you know Quentin Tarantino has an IQ of 160? That’s impressive, but it doesn’t give a full insight in his intelligence, a new study points out. The researchers argue that it’s wiser to measure three different aspects of intelligence rather than putting them all together in one

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  • Study Shows Apes Can Be Geniuses Too

    Study Shows Apes Can Be Geniuses Too0

    Always thought your dog or cat is smarter than others? Although not likely, it is possible your pet is a genius in its sort. It turns out not only humans differ in their intellectual abilities – among chimpanzees there are also some exceptionally intelligent individuals. The female chimp Natasha from Uganda is one example, discovered

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  • Use of Cannabis at Young Age Lowers Intelligence

    Use of Cannabis at Young Age Lowers Intelligence11

    Smoking cannabis may be especially harmful among teenagers who are under 18 years of age, but it may be relatively safe for ‘over-18 brains’, according to new research published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. The paper is based on a follow-up of more than 1,000 individuals since their birth to age

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  • Group Meetings at Work May Lower Intelligence, Scientists Say

    Group Meetings at Work May Lower Intelligence, Scientists Say0

    The theory goes that meetings boost creativity and smart thinking among employees, but a new research from the Virginia Tech Crilion Research Institute suggests just the opposite: that they actually make people less efficient. The study, made on groups of 5 people, showed that individuals tended to perform worse on IQ tests after attending the

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