intelligence

If you have really big yawns, you could be a genius, according to new study

Does this mean we should go around comparing yawns with our friends and loved ones as a measure of intellectual complexity?

Bronwyn Isaac | October 10, 2016 - 10:14 pm

The Fewer Friends You Have, The Smarter You Are

I used to have a lot of friends. In fact, one of my friends recently commented on how easy it is for me to make friends. This may have been…

YourTango.com | March 26, 2016 - 5:00 pm

The More Elite The British School, The More Money They Spend On Sex Toys

A dubious “study” by a British sex toy web site has found that the more elite the British university, the more money students at the school spend on sex toys.

Jessica Wakeman | May 29, 2013 - 9:20 am

Women Score Higher In IQ Tests, Win Battle of The Sexes Once And For All

The victory bell has been rung and the battle of the sexes can come to a close once and for all. (Just kidding!)  A new study has found women are…

Daley Quinn | July 17, 2012 - 4:20 pm

Why Smart Women Fail At Relationships

When I first met my husband Noah ten years ago, if you had met me, you would have thought to yourself, “Now here is a smart woman. She’s getting her…

YourTango.com | March 5, 2011 - 3:00 pm

Have You Ever Dumbed Yourself Down For A Man?

His emails are always filled with their/there/they’re mistakes, but you never say anything. A friend asks you both a question about, say, what’s going on in Egypt and you have…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 17, 2011 - 4:00 pm

Do You Live In A Smart City Or A Dumb City?

Want to hang out with a posse of high school valedictorians? Then Boston, Hartford or San Francisco are probably your best bets. At least according to The Daily Beast, which…

Julie Gerstein | October 26, 2010 - 3:40 pm

Brainy Types Booze More — Are You Surprised?

Are you nursing a four-alarm hangover today? (Yeah, us too.) Were you an excellent student as a child? If your answers were “yes” and “yes” – that’s not a coincidence.

Joanne Hinkel | October 14, 2010 - 11:50 am

Dear Wendy Updates: “Master Debater” Responds

It’s time again for “Dear Wendy Updates,” a feature where people I’ve given advice to in the past let us know whether they followed the advice and how they’re doing…

Wendy Atterberry | September 20, 2010 - 1:30 pm

Guys Get (Even) Dumber When They Talk To Chicks

Well, ladies if you ever had any doubt that women are higher up on the food chain than men, you can lay your skepticism to rest. A new study shows…

Nikki Dowling | June 23, 2009 - 8:30 pm

More Than A Feeling: Study Finds Emotionally Intelligent Women Have Better Sex

Smart women have the best sex. Duh.

After interviewing over 2,000 sets of adult women twins, who have identical everythings, Professor Tim Spector, a researcher at King’s College…

Simcha | May 12, 2009 - 4:00 pm

How To Date Someone Dumber Than You

“My boyfriend and I are not on the same page, intellectually speaking. Are we doomed?” – Alexis, New York

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YourTango.com | May 5, 2009 - 6:30 pm
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