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Smartest Teenagers Tend to Delay Sex

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  • A new study shows that highly intelligent teens are more likely to delay sex and other intimate behaviors, as are the least intelligent teens.
  • Researchers believe these two groups delay sex for different reasons.
  • One reason the more intelligent teens may delay sex is that they tend to be focused on future goals and activities, while for teens with lower intelligence, parents and teachers may be more protective.

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