Researchers have established that men who marry smart women live longer and are happier and more rarely suffer from diseases like Alzheimer's or dementia. It has long been established that intellectually stimulating games can prevent these diseases because they stimulate the brain. Some men married to very intelligent women did not suffer from any symptoms of poor mental health and were completely sure of their mental abilities. New research suggests that having a smart bride can prolong your life and prevent dementia. During a talk called "Dementia: How Can We Protect Ourselves?" Professor Lawrence Whalley, emeritus professor of mental health in the University of Aberdeen, said: 'The boy is never told and needs to live longer - but what he should do - is marry an intelligent woman. There is no better buffer (to dementia) than intelligence. "This is a great reason to keep intelligence at the top of the list of traits you're looking for in a partner. This research suggests better smart than beauty because you may want to live longer and keep your brain in healthy and active.
AAs a result, a partner who constantly stimulates your intellect can have a positive effect.
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After all, if you 're in the long haul, you' ll be looking for someone, not just someone who looks good on their dating profile.
A series of studies have found that intellectual stimulation that keeps the brain active can help to stave off the symptoms of dementia.
Brains Over Beauty