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IQ and Drug Use

By Sarah Bon

Researchers have found that those with high childhood IQs are more prone to illegal drug use as adults. But what does this correlation really mean? MORE  

Pot Could Affect Development of Teenage Brain

By Bryan Le

Using pot during a time when the brain is shaping itself in preparation for adult life could be detrimental, researchers say. MORE  

Smoking Marijuana May Not Lower IQ After All

By Tony O'Neill

A new paper that refutes a much-heralded study also highlights the difficulty of separating pot science from politics. MORE  

Pot Doesn't Reduce Teen Brain Tissue, Says Study

By McCarton Ackerman

But regular drinking does. The jury's still out on all this research, however. MORE  

Drinking While Pregnant Can Lower Baby's IQ

By McCarton Ackerman

A new study suggests even a drink or two a week can harm a baby's brain development. MORE  

Kids at Risk for Eating Disorders Have Higher IQs

By Chrisanne Grise

A new study finds cognitive differences in high risk kids, before they develop eating disorders. MORE  

World's Second Smartest Man Is a Porn Addict

By McCarton Ackerman

Having the world's second-highest IQ doesn't stop Rick Rosner being hooked to porn, exercise and diet pills. MORE  

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