Posts tagged "intelligence"

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. Students at Cambridge, the top university in Britain, spend the most on sex toys, followed by Oxford and then Manchester, according to the web site…

By: Jessica Wakeman / May 29, 2013

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 now surpassing men on IQ test scores.

In the past, women have straggled behind men on IQ tests. However, a study conducted by…

By: Daley Quinn / July 17, 2012

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 M.B.A, great job, confident. Here is a woman with tons of self esteem.” And you would have been right. That was all true. Which i…

By: YourTango.com / March 5, 2011

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 a strong opinion, but you let your boyfriend respond. Date night involves watching a high-brow French film and you just nod your head politely a…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / February 17, 2011

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 ranked the smartest and dumbest cities in the country. Those three cities came out on top, while Las Vegas, San Antonio, and Fresno wallowed at…

By: Julie Gerstein / October 26, 2010

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. This week, Psychology Today’s Satoshi Kanazawa blogged about a study which proves that intelligent people are more likely to drink. The study analyzed kids’ intelligence…

By: Joanne Hinkel / October 14, 2010

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 today. After the jump, we hear from “Master Debater” who was concerned that she and her boyfriend didn’t seem to be on the same intellectual…

By: Wendy Atterberry / September 20, 2010

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 that men get dumber when they talk to females. Dutch psychologists had guys and gals talk to peeps of the same and opposite sex, the…

By: Nikki Dowling / June 23, 2009

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 in London, found that if a lady isn’t afraid to express herself and picks up on what other people are expressing, she’s an orgasmic machine…

By: Simcha / May 12, 2009

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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By: YourTango.com / May 5, 2009

10 Reasons Smart People Have A Hard Time Dating

The smarter you are, the harder it is for you to get laid. Well, that’s what Dr. Alex Benzer, a Harvard man thinks. The Ivy League snob believes his fellow private college geniuses (yes, he even listed specific schools that qualify) suffer under the weight of their giant brains. So, in a piece for the…

By: Simcha / March 9, 2009

Dealbreaker: The Dumb Guy

I noticed Bob before he noticed me. He looked like the kind of guy you have sex with in barroom bathrooms and the backseats of cars. When he said “Hey” as I brushed past him in the Cold & Sinus aisle of Walgreen’s, I hesitated. I knew that “Hey.” It was the cocky “Hey” of…

By: Diana Vilibert / December 22, 2008

Breastfeeding Is Good For The Mind

If you want a smart kid, you might want to consider breastfeeding. In a study of nearly 14,000 children, researchers found a positive link between breastfed babies and high performance on IQ tests at age six. The thing is that it’s hard to tell whether the breast milk itself is causing the IQ test performance…

By: Catherine Strawn / May 6, 2008