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Blue_Tires Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 04:23 PM
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Men with high IQ have healthier sperm
Men with the highest IQ have the healthiest sperm, according to psychologists.
Researchers have also suggested that being smart and funny might have developed as a signal to women looking for a mate with healthy genes, reports The Daily Telegraph.

The study examined 400 Vietnam War veterans who were asked to provide sperm samples and also put through extensive mental tests.


The results showed that men who scored high on the series of intelligence tests also boasted high counts of healthy sperm.

Low scorers, on the other hand, had fewer and more "sickly" sperm, the research by Professor Geoffrey Miller of the University of New Mexico found.

Professor Miller, told a conference of the Association for the Study of Animal Behaviour at Oxford University: "Traits such as language, humour, and intelligence evolved in both sexes, because they were sexually attractive to both sexes.



http://www.metro.co.uk/lifestyle/article.html?Men_with_...

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Moondog Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 05:00 PM
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1. Well.
Edited on Thu Sep-17-09 05:54 PM by Moondog
That certainly explains a few things to me that I've always wondered about ....
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Deja Q Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 05:02 PM
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2. Yeah. They need to live healthier...
They don't get out as much as all the normal-IQ sperm...

Sadly, the lower-IQ sperm seem to be exploding all over the place...














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Rabrrrrrr Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 05:09 PM
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3. Unfortunately, the stupid sperm are the ones that do most of the impregnating
the intelligent sperm tend to be more careful and judicious about how they spread themselves around.

Which is too bad.

We could use more smart people, and less fucking ludicrously ignorant ones.
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KansDem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 05:11 PM
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4. Healthy sperm...

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rug Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 05:14 PM
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5. My sperm swim in formation.
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