A high IQ may protect men from a cause of psychological stress

 作者:金瘭岈     |      日期:2019-03-01 06:07:06
SCIEPRO/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY By Jessica Hamzelou There’s more to intelligence than smarts. A high IQ seems to protect the brain from some of the effects of inflammation, including signs of depression. But the effect is only seen in men – perhaps due to hormonal differences. Inflammation – a heightened state of immune activity – has increasingly been linked to mental health in recent years. Studies have found that people with depression or schizophrenia seem to have higher levels of inflammatory proteins in their bodies,