The early bird often gets the worm.
Study after study has proven that night owls are more intelligent and, therefore, are more likely to earn more money than people who work in the morning.
Researchers at the University of Madrid completed 1,000 teens at the University of Madrid on tests that measure school performance and inductive intelligence.
study fThat night, people scored higher on inductive reasoning, a sign of general intelligence and a good predictor of positive academic performance.
Inductive reasoning is also associated with more prestigious professions, where people earn higher incomes.
Another study found that people who enjoy staying up late tend to be smarter than those who rest with their beauty.
The study also found that US Air Force recruits who are up at night are more likely to have the ability to think laterally than their morning counterparts.
The study doesn’t mean that staying up late makes you smarter, but rather that people with higher IQs and IQs tend to stay up late.
So, no, you can’t get smarter just by forcing yourself to stay up late. Sorry.
Other studies have also looked at different population groups to help understand what sleep habits mean for intelligence.
Scientists from the University of Chicago and Northwestern University analyzed the GMAT scores of MBA students in 2014.
They discovered that GMAT scores were significantly higher among night owls than among early risers for both men and women.
But before you start adjusting your snooze schedule, know this:
There is one thing that works against night people – school and work performance.
Unless you work the night shift, your all-night schedule is likely to make you perform worse at school and at work.
After observation, the study found that achievement levels among nighttimers were eight percent lower, compared to morning people.
Society’s need for early schedules seems to be causing nocturnal people to get away from their A(+) game.
I think it evens the playing field a bit.
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Nicole Weaver is a writer focusing on relationships, pop culture, and health.