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    14 Reasons Smart People Are Sexier

    If you don't read, don't even expect a second date.

    1. This is self-evidently true.

    2. So is this.

    3. In fact, there's a word for this phenomenon.

    4. Evidence? OK, let's start with the fact that Natalie Portman has a Psychology degree from Harvard.

    5. Emma Watson's insistence on getting an education while starring in the Harry Potter films isn't nerdy, it's awesome.

    6. The most attractive thing about Kate Beckinsale? She won the WHSmith Young Writer's competition twice, and studied French and Russian literature at Oxford University.

    7. James Franco isn't only an actor and director. In 2006, he decided to reenroll at UCLA where he once took 62 credits in a semester (compared to the average 19).

    8. You know who else is smart? Benedict Cumberbatch, that's who.

    9. Edward Norton? He went to an Ivy League college and speaks Japanese.

    10. What about those late-night hosts then? Conan O'Brien graduated magna cum laude from Harvard.

    11. Let's be honest, you're not going to call back that date that doesn't read.

    12. Spend your time hanging out in bookstores just reading? You're doing it right.

    13. This can never be overstated.

    14. And if this doesn't turn you on, we'll never really understand each other.