Calling all small-waisted wide-hipped big-booty chicks: Ya’ll are smarter than the skinny bitches (and childbirth will definitely be less painful. Double score!):
Researchers studied 16,000 women and girls and found the more voluptuous performed better on cognitive tests – as did their children.
The bigger the difference between a woman’s waist and hips the better.
Other experts are skeptical because, well, it’s quite possibly a bullshit study:
“On the fatty deposits being related to intelligence front, it’s very hard to detangle that from other factors, such as social class, for instance, or diet,” said Martin Tovee of Newcastle University.
“And much as we logically like the idea that men are interested in the waist to hip ratio, it actually features relatively low down the list of feature males look for in a potential partner.”
And the “evidence” provided by the BBC reporter?
The findings appear to be borne out in the educational attainments of at least one of the UK’s most famous curvaceous women, Nigella Lawson, who graduated from Oxford.
Clearly, Natalie Portman cheated her way into Harvard.
Don’t you just love studies that pit women against each other in our eternal search for mates? Nothing warms my little feminist heart like an article that says something vaguely good about “curvy” women, but feels the need to bash thin women in the process.
Thanks to Fauzia for the link.
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