11 Features of Personality That Prove You Are More Intelligent Than the People around You

    11 Features of Personality That Prove You Are More Intelligent Than the People around You
    Greg

    1:42 PM EDT, May 31, 2021, updated: 2:18 PM EDT, May 31, 2021

    Scientists analyzing our intelligence are trying to prove that some behaviors, skills or circumstances could indicate that a person's IQ is higher than others. Naturally they publish their revolutionary findings containing at least a pinch of truth. Whether we should trust them completely, I take leave to doubt...

    #1 Perfectionism

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    pressfoto/freepik

    Most intelligent people have got inborn drive to be perfect. They are often dissatisfied with their own performance at work, appearance, habits or sport achievements. That is why they will always work hard to improve.

    #2 Reading books

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    jcomp/freepik

    You have been reading books ever since you mastered the alphabet as a kid? That's wonderful! It means that most likely you have a vast imagination, studying has never been a problem for you and you are a fantastic speaker.

    #3 Older siblings

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    pvproductions/freepik

    Scientists working at American, British and Australian universities concluded that the birth sequence has impact on our intelligence. Older children are usually much more self-confident and do better academically than their younger siblings. Scientists believe that it is the limited attention they receive from their parents that encourages greater intellectual progress.

    #4 Endless curiosity

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    sebdeck/freepik

    Curiosity is another feature of intelligent people. They look for answers to important questions and tend to discover as many new things as possible. They will often fall into a reverie, too.

    #5 Left-handed

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    A lot of research was carried out among left-handed. Scientists discovered that people relying on their left hand are more likely to succeed in mastering foreign languages. They are more creative and are capable of analyzing a large amount of information at the same time. They are also very good at tennis table or croquette. Since they are also very flexible, they find it easy to adopt to a new situation.

    #6 Playing musical instruments

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    vitalii_petrushenko/freepik

    Playing a musical instrument has been proven to boost child's development. After just a month of classes their academic progress improves and they are able to memorize far more information.

    #7 Working at night

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    pressfoto/freepik

    Intelligent people are night owls. They love working till late at night and they are not the first to catch the morning warms. It is the evening when their work is much more effective.

    #8 Illegible hand-writing

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    fabrikasimf/freepik

    Is your hand-writing so illegible that very few people manage to figure out what your message is? That's good! According to a team of Spanish researchers, clumsy writers are much more creative, they have higher IQ and their brains are capable of processing more information.

    #9 Breast feeding

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    shurkin_son/freepik

    In 1980s Brazilian scientists analyzed the properties of mother's milk. It turned out that children fed with it had higher IQs and did better at school than kids drinking milk from the bottle. It is due to the nutrients present in breast milk which are responsible for developing nervous system.

    #10 Sense of humor

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    wavebreakmedia/freepik

    Intelligence and sense of humor walk hand in hand. People with high IQs can tell jokes and very often come up with witty and ironic comments. They also love ambiguities.

    #11 Obese mothers

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    valeria_aksakova/freepik

    American scientists analyzed a group of mothers and children who lived in similar neighborhood and had similar economic status. It turned out that the weight of women during pregnancy did affect the development of the child afterwards. Kids of obese women displayed worse physical skills and did worse at school.

    Can you see any similarities between these theories and your own personality?

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