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Being a Tory on tax shows you have brains — and the boffins can prove it

    CPS Director Robert Colvile writes for the Sunday Times on the correlation between IQ and economic conservatism

    '...Yet the other new study — by Gary Lewis and Timothy Bates, psychologists at Royal Holloway in London, and Edinburgh — not only backs up his conclusions, but makes the causation much more clear. Its central finding is right there in the title: “Higher levels of childhood intelligence predict increased support for economic conservatism in adulthood.”

    Date added: Sunday 19th August 2018