According to his Tinder profile, Liam Nelson, 26, likes good music and good food. He knows it’s entirely subjective.“It’s no different from saying, ‘I’m attracted to brunettes.’ It’s not some sort of strict rule.
To Nelson, who is straight and works as a recruiter in Toronto, this means not necessarily a woman’s IQ but her emotional maturity and open-mindedness.
A smaller group (39 per cent) wanted someone even smarter.
Just a tiny proportion (3 per cent) wanted someone less smart than them.
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I’ve met plenty of people who don’t have formal education who are incredibly well read.
Shalaby, a teacher in Toronto, says his intention is to let potential matches know “I’m interested in someone who takes an interest in learning and understanding ideas, exploring ideas, exploring different types of thought.”“There are plenty of ways to learn and be educated.It’s what we know about ourselves in terms of what tends to push our buttons in order to feel attraction,” Nelson says.“Sapiosexual” refers to those who are “sexually attracted to highly intelligent people,” according to Merriam-Webster.Derived from the Latin for wise, sapiosexuality is technically genderless and has been adopted by straight and non-straight people alike.” Users can then search for matches based on responses.“There’s no blanket, universal definition of intelligence,” Tynski says.And self-described sapiosexuals who spoke to the Star said the attraction was less about having an advanced degree than about someone’s perspective or curiosity about the world.