Worrying and Intelligence: Scientists Find Evolutionary Link

Do you worry too much? Probably, because according to new research our capacity to worry evolved alongside our ability to think. So it's natural for us to worry, even about some things we can do nothing about. The new work suggests that there is an evolutionary link between our tendency to worry and our intelligence, regarded as our most important evolutionary advancement. "We think normally of worry as being disabling," said psychiatrist Jeremy Coplan, lead author of a study published in...Full Story
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