研究显示夜猫子的收入更高,“夜猫子”英语怎么说?

老话说,早睡早起使人健康、富裕、聪慧。但研究人员揭示,夜猫子一般比早起的人更聪明,也更富有。

我们来看一段相关的英文报道

Experts from the University of Madrid carried out tests on around 1,000 teenagers and found that night owls demonstrated the kind of intelligence associated with prestigious jobs and higher incomes.

Night owls also had a greater capacity to think conceptually as well as analytically. Such abilities have been linked to innovative thinking, more prestigious occupations and better incomes.

Famous night owls include President Obama, Charles Darwin, Winston Churchill, Keith Richards and Elvis Presley.

马德里大学的专家在约1000名青少年当中开展了测试,发现夜猫子表现出与显赫工作和高收入相关的才智。夜猫子概念性思维能力和分析性思维能力也更强。这些能力都与创新思维、更显赫的职业和更高的收入相关联。

著名的夜猫子包括奥巴马总统、查尔斯•达尔文、温斯顿•丘吉尔、滚石乐队吉他手基斯•理查德和猫王埃尔维斯•普雷斯利。


【讲解】
night owl”解释为夜猫子,主要是指晚上经常熬夜的人,类似的表达还有:nightbirdnight person。夜猫子的反义词是早起鸟,可以解释为early birdmorning person。早起鸟的代表人物有:小布什总统(通常晚上10点前上床睡觉)、托马斯•爱迪生、拿破仑、美国前国务卿康多莉扎•赖斯(早上四点半起床)和欧内斯特•海明威。