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Sun Apr 21, 2024, 12:02 PM Apr 21

Researchers results imply that higher intelligence is correlated with left wing beliefs. [View all]

A provocative new study has found a link between left-wing beliefs and both higher intelligence quotient (IQ) scores and genetic markers believed to be associated with higher intelligence.
As psychology researchers at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities report in their new paper, published in the journal Intelligence, numerous intelligence tests found that being more clever "is correlated with a range of left-wing and liberal political beliefs."

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Eggs xactly. Learning a foreign language grows new neurons. GreenWave Apr 21 #1
MAGA dumb fucks Botany Apr 21 #2
Grabbing everything for yourself RIGHT NOW! is not an intelligent plan. Midnight Writer Apr 21 #3
+1 Dave Bowman Apr 21 #24
And so many DUers are truly exceptionally brilliant! BComplex Apr 21 #4
"Humility: a trait found in intelligent people" BaronChocula Apr 21 #18
..... BComplex Apr 21 #21
I'm just about truth BaronChocula Apr 21 #22
But, but... Dave Bowman Apr 21 #28
You can find way more stable geniuses BaronChocula Apr 21 #30
Lol, good one! :D Dave Bowman Apr 21 #31
When I was in college a few years back NanaCat Apr 21 #36
The framing here is pretty juiced Sympthsical Apr 21 #5
"Still. I expect lotion sales to go up." Jedi Guy Apr 22 #41
As usual, you are right on the money. yardwork Apr 22 #42
It's pure Dunning Kruger Sympthsical Apr 23 #47
True. ActRaiser Apr 21 #6
...on both the left and the right. yardwork Apr 22 #44
Hey y'all, we're brilliant! surfered Apr 21 #7
This sounds comforting if one believes that IQ tests measure anything real. NNadir Apr 21 #8
I hear you but it's not only based on IQ. onecaliberal Apr 21 #9
Thanks. I should read but I won't. I have no interest in psychometric exercises about intelligence and lack time... NNadir Apr 21 #10
Same here PatSeg Apr 21 #17
People with intellect posses those same traits and qualities. onecaliberal Apr 21 #25
Lots of different IQ test to measure multigraincracker Apr 21 #12
Not quite true about Washington NanaCat Apr 21 #37
I'm on the language spectrum. multigraincracker Apr 21 #38
I totally agree, NNadir: people who are dyslexic are often very intelligent, but don't score well BComplex Apr 21 #23
This article is NOT only about IQ. onecaliberal Apr 21 #26
What ever intelligence is or isn't or related to, yonder Apr 21 #29
Thanks, I was booted for making a true statement which in a way, is a happy thought. NNadir Apr 21 #35
Perhaps, related more to open-mindedness & curiosity 1st and left-wing belief 2nd. Model35mech Apr 21 #11
Headline says "correlation" eggplant Apr 21 #13
Correlation does not imply causation. So I have heard. twodogsbarking Apr 21 #19
Sometimes, powerful statistics multigraincracker Apr 21 #32
even relatively simple statistics can suggest important associations Model35mech Apr 21 #33
To be technical, correlation can imply or suggest causation. yardwork Apr 22 #45
Epictetus twodogsbarking Apr 22 #46
I see they quote Orwell at the end, which is good gulliver Apr 21 #14
"the work is fraught" betsuni Apr 21 #15
No surprise, there. cilla4progress Apr 21 #16
More and more, it's being discovered our brains are wired differently Warpy Apr 21 #20
It's obvious the gqp plays to simple minds who fear complexity lindysalsagal Apr 21 #27
duh! malaise Apr 21 #34
not falling for ridiculous propaganda seems like a low bar Skittles Apr 22 #39
Figures don't lie. But liars figure. Seinan Sensei Apr 22 #40
Seeing all sides Johnny2X2X Apr 22 #43
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