Learning Torah (especially Gemara) sharpens the cognitive processing powers of the mind to such that extent that when that mind has been trained in a certain field (Law, IT etc.), it is much better at handling that field that one who doesn't possess such sharp cognitive processing powers. Be careful what you ask for.
EU's Mogherini in Tehran to talk nuclear deal, regional issues (Reuters)
from the article: Israel's ultra-Orthodox are unequipped for equal opportunity