Liberals and atheists smarter? Intelligent people have values novel in human evolutionary history, study finds

More intelligent people are statistically significantly more likely to exhibit social values and religious and political preferences that are novel to the human species in evolutionary history. Specifically, liberalism and atheism, and for men (but not women), preference for sexual exclusivity correlate with higher intelligence, a new study finds.

2010-02-24

 religion evolution psychology atheism intelligence

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