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Night Owls Are Smarter – This Explains A Lot

The Winnipeg FreePress reported –

People with higher IQ’s are more apt to be nocturnal night-owls. Those with lower IQ’s tend to restrict their activities primarily to daytime. People who prefer to go to bed early, and who are early-risers, demonstrate “morningness,” whereas those whose sleep patterns are shifted later demonstrate “eveningness.” Researchers say eveningness tends to be a characteristic of those with higher IQ’s. According to Kanazawa, ancestral humans were typically diurnal, and that a shift towards more nocturnal activities is an “evolutionarily novel preference” of the type normally found in more intelligent individuals, demonstrating “a higher level of cognitive complexity” in the practitioners.

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