no kidsIt seems that women these days are too clever for their own good, at least when it comes to making babies. Research emerging from the London School of Economics examining the links between intelligence and maternal urges in women claims that more of the former means less of the latter.

In an ideal world, such findings might be interpreted as smart women making smart choices, but instead it seems that this research is just adding fuel to the argument that women who don’t have children, regardless of the reason, are not just selfish losers but dumb ones as well.

~ Sadhbh Walshe criticizing research that finds a link between women’s intelligence and their child-bearing choices, The Guardian, August 7

[HT: Laura Loo]

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