Fun Facts on Empathy & IQ

  • Investigators recruited 60 subjects—20 omnivores, 19 vegetarians and 21 vegans—and conducted a series of tests aimed at measuring empathy. On a written test—the empathy quotient questionnaire—the vegetarians and vegans scored significantly higher than the omnivores. []
  • Research suggests that kids with higher IQs are more likely to grow up to be vegetarian. [, also see video below]