Study: Fox ‘News’ viewers have an IQ that’s 20 points lower than the U.S. National average

Am laughing. Such a great story.

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Birmingham, Alabama (PRWEB) December 04, 2012 — The results of a 4 year study show that Americans who obtain their news from Fox News channel have an average IQ of 80, which represents a 20 point deficit when compared to the U.S. national average of 100. IQ, or intelligence quotient, is the international standard of assessing intelligence. Researchers at The Intelligence Institute, a conservative non-profit group, tested 5,000 people using a series of tests that measure everything from cognitive aptitude to common sense and found that people who identified themselves as Fox News viewers and ‘conservative’ had, on average, significantly lower intelligent quotients. Fox Viewers represented 2,650 members of the test group.

The example used to explain similarities between less intelligent animals and less intelligent humans is pretty hilarious:

Lead researcher, P. Nichols, explains, “Less intelligent animals rely on instinct when confronted by something which they do not understand. This is…

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  3. ianscyberspace · July 25

    I wounder how biased that study is? However I do agree that watching Fox News is an unrewarding biased exercise and a waste of good time.

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