A recent study from the London School of Economics suggests that men in commited relationships with one partner have higher IQs than men who are not.

Although on the surface it would seem anti-evolutionary (as the choice to be monogamous likely leads to fewer offspring), professor Bailey from George Washingston University suggests that “the adoption of some evolutionarily novel ideas makes some sense in terms of moving the species forward”.

As the study continues, the numbers are showing these men with IQs 6 to 11 points higher than single or polygamous men.

We will let you know if those numbers change when the full results of the study are published in Social Psycologoy Quarterly next month.

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