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Addiction

16 November 2011

Smart kids more likely to try drugs

Brainy children are at increased risk for illegal drug use when they're young adults, a new study says.

Brainy children are at increased risk for illegal drug use when they're young adults, a new study says.

The investigators found that 30-year-old men who had high IQ scores at age 5 were about 50% more likely than those who had low IQ scores to have used amphetamines, ecstasy and several illicit drugs.

 

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