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Money worries can lower your IQ

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Posted at 6:29 PM, Aug 30, 2013
and last updated 2013-08-30 18:29:55-04

(WTVR) -- New research shows when you're short on cash, it has an effect on how you think.

In a study published in the journal Science, scientists found when people are worrying about financial problems it has the same effect as going without sleep for a night -- or a 13 point IQ drop.