Why Liberals and Atheists Are More Intelligent

@article{Kanazawa2010WhyLA,
  title={Why Liberals and Atheists Are More Intelligent},
  author={Satoshi Kanazawa},
  journal={Social Psychology Quarterly},
  year={2010},
  volume={73},
  pages={33 - 57}
}
  • S. Kanazawa
  • Published 16 February 2010
  • Psychology
  • Social Psychology Quarterly
The origin of values and preferences is an unresolved theoretical question in behavioral and social sciences. The Savanna-IQ Interaction Hypothesis, derived from the Savanna Principle and a theory of the evolution of general intelligence, suggests that more intelligent individuals may be more likely to acquire and espouse evolutionarily novel values and preferences (such as liberalism and atheism and, for men, sexual exclusivity) than less intelligent individuals, but that general intelligence… 

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