7 Healthcast: Eye color
If you have blue eyes you're better at strategic thinking, such as studying for tests, compared to people with brown eyes.
The researcher looked at three different studies dealing with eye color and ability. Other findings: those with lighter eyes tend to be more successful at skills that require time structuring and planning, while dark eyed individuals are better at skills that require speed and quick reaction time. Optometrist Cheryl Jost isn't sold on this study.
"The iris is the colored part of our eye and the amount of melanin deposited there," Jost said. "I would be very surprised if there was any link between brain processing and IQ or anything like that."
The researcher acknowledges that more study needs to be done. Until then, the debate continues.
Whatever your eye color is, it's important to get an annual eye exam to keep your eyes healthy, and don't forget to see about having your children's eyes tested too.
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