Study: Beautiful people likely smarter, too

Laura Donovan | Contributor

Beautiful people don’t just get all the breaks, scientists say they’re likely smarter than most people, too.

A study in England conducted by researchers at the London School of Economics found that attractive men and women generally have higher IQs.

“Physical attractiveness is significantly positively associated with general intelligence,” said LSE lead researcher Satoshi Kanazawa, in the latest issue of the journal, Intelligence.

The study indicated attractive men have IQs that are 13.6 points above the average, while beautiful women are 11.4 points higher than average.

Full story: Beautiful men, women are more likely to be smarter with high IQ’s, too: study

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