A similar research from 2007 also proved that gluteofemoral fat plays a huge role in producing smart babies, so this more recent study only strengthens those findings.

However, the researchers do also highlight that while having a fatter bottom can be key to having genius offspring, your genetics and lifestyle also play a role.

So if you’re hoping to improve your chances of creating the next Albert Einstein, it’s important that you eat healthy and stay active. It probably wouldn’t hurt to add a couple of extra squats to your routine.

What do you think of this study’s findings?