Drinkers Are Smarter, Says Science


In the department of You Can Prove Anything With Science, this statistics-happy chap finds that “the more intelligent, who scored high on a vocabulary test, … drink more than the dumb, who scored low.”

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Seth Fischer’s writing has twice been listed as notable in The Best American Essays and has been nominated for The Pushcart Prize by several publications, including Guernica. He was the founding Sunday editor at The Rumpus and is the current nonfiction editor at The Nervous Breakdown. He’s been awarded fellowships and residencies by Ucross, Lambda Literary, Jentel, Ragdale, and elsewhere, and he teaches at the UCLA-Extension Writer’s Program and Antioch University, where he received his MFA. More from this author →