Abstract Using data from the ANES 2012 survey, I investigate the relationship between wordsum IQ estimates (unweighted sums, factor analytic and item-response theory scores) and opinions about nuclear energy and global warming and related beliefs. Proponents of nuclear energy were found to have somewhat higher IQs (103) than those who think we should have fewer […]

Nuclear energy often gets bad press. However, journalists are mostly very leftist, scientifically ill-educated women, so perhaps they are not quite the right demographic to tell us about this issue. So far I have not found any published studies about the relationship between attitudes towards nuclear energy and general intelligence, however there is good reason […]