The GSS offers a cruder and less precise way of looking at the same thing, though our sample is 20x as large.
The following table shows average IQ estimates (converted from wordsum scores and assuming a white average of 100 and a standard deviation of 15) for female respondents whose weights were deemed either "below average", "average", "somewhat above average", or "considerably above average". Those who conducted the interviews were the ones who assigned respondents to one of the four weight categories. To avoid language fluency confounds only survey respondents born in the US are included (n = 616):
Another stereotype validated.
|Fat and stupid, yes. But famous, too!|
GSS variables used: INTRWGHT, SEX(2), BORN(1), WORDSUM