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2005-11-11 11:55:00

By Amy Norton NEW YORK -- Smarter children may enjoy longer lives, the results of a new study suggest. The study, which followed elderly adults deemed gifted by childhood IQ tests, found that the higher their early IQs were, the longer they lived -- up to a point, at least. The survival advantage began to plateau after a childhood IQ of 163, an intelligence level few people reach. Dr. Laurie T. Martin and Laura D. Kubzansky of the Harvard School of Public Health report these findings in the...

2005-11-11 11:36:44

By Amy Norton NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Smarter children may enjoy longer lives, the results of a new study suggest. The study, which followed elderly adults deemed gifted by childhood IQ tests, found that the higher their early IQs were, the longer they lived -- up to a point, at least. The survival advantage began to plateau after a childhood IQ of 163, an intelligence level few people reach. Dr. Laurie T. Martin and Laura D. Kubzansky of the Harvard School of Public Health...


Word of the Day
omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.