Intelligence and childlessness.

@article{Kanazawa2014IntelligenceAC,
  title={Intelligence and childlessness.},
  author={S. Kanazawa},
  journal={Social science research},
  year={2014},
  volume={48},
  pages={
          157-70
        }
}
  • S. Kanazawa
  • Published 2014
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Social science research
  • Demographers debate why people have children in advanced industrial societies where children are net economic costs. From an evolutionary perspective, however, the important question is why some individuals choose not to have children. Recent theoretical developments in evolutionary psychology suggest that more intelligent individuals may be more likely to prefer to remain childless than less intelligent individuals. Analyses of the National Child Development Study show that more intelligent… CONTINUE READING

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