The Intelligence Paradox: Why the Intelligent Choice Isn't Always the Smart One - Satoshi Kanazawa 2012

The Intelligence Paradox: Why the Intelligent Choice Isn't Always the Smart One - Satoshi Kanazawa 2012



What Is Evolutionary Psychology?

Four Core Principles of Evolutionary Psychology

Two Logical Fallacies That We Must Avoid

The Nature and Limitations of the Human Brain

The Savanna Principle

What Is Intelligence?

Common Misconceptions about Intelligence

How Did General Intelligence Evolve?

Cognitive Classes

When Intelligence Matters (and When It Doesn’t)

The Savanna-IQ Interaction Hypothesis

From the Hypothesis to the Paradox: The Intelligence Paradox on Individual Preferences and Values

Why Liberals Are More Intelligent than Conservatives

What Is Liberalism?

Are Liberals More Intelligent than Conservatives?

If Liberals Are More Intelligent than Conservatives, Why Are Liberals So Stupid?

IQ and the Values of Nations

Why Atheists Are More Intelligent than the Religious

Where Does Religion Come From?

Is It Natural to Believe in God?

Societal Implications

Why More Intelligent Men (but Not More Intelligent Women) Value Sexual Exclusivity

Humans Are Naturally Polygynous, Not Monogamous

Are More Intelligent Men More Likely to Be Faithful?

Intelligence and Marriage Institutions

Why Night Owls Are More Intelligent than Morning Larks

Choice within Genetic Predisposition

Night Life Is Evolutionarily Novel

So Are Asians Really More Nocturnal than Others?

Why Homosexuals Are More Intelligent than Heterosexuals

What Does It Mean to Be Homosexual?

Evolutionary Novelty of Homosexual Identity and Behavior

Intelligence and Homosexuality

Why More Intelligent People Like Classical Music

Evolutionary Origins of Music

Intelligence and Tastes for Music

Evolutionary Novelty or Cognitive Complexity?

Why Intelligent People Drink and Smoke More

Brief Histories of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Drugs

Intelligence and Substance Use

Intelligence and Criminality

Why Intelligent People Are the Ultimate Losers in Life

Reproduction Is the Ultimate Goal of All Living Organisms

Intelligence and the Value for Children

Intelligence and the Number of Children

Heritability of Fertility: An Evolutionary Puzzle

Possible Societal Consequences

Other Possible Consequences of Intelligence



Crime and Punishment

Representative Democracy


Intelligent People Are Not What You Think