Science explains why intelligent people end up lonely
In a study published by the British Journal of Psychology, researchers Norman Li and Satoshi Kanazawa found that intelligent people are more lonely and have a harder time finding friends. Their research paper concluded that intelligent people do not get higher life satisfaction by socializing with their friends.
Opinion: Some Differences Between Knowledge and Intelligence in Humans
assorted-title book in bookcaseDakota Corbin/Unsplash. Have you come across people who are well-educated and have good career experiences, but they are unable to empathize and relate to the thoughts and feelings of others? Have you seen people with poor problem-solving skills or using methods that make problems worse? These types of behaviors reflect how a person's intelligence is functioning.
Opinion: Why Your IQ May Not Matter
The one truth about your IQ that isn't as exciting as you might think. Disclaimer: Although I have personal and professional experience in the mental health field, I am not a licensed mental health professional. The information contained in this article is meant for educational and entertainment purposes only. The contents of this article are not meant to diagnose, treat or cure any disorder.
5 Key Emotional Intelligence Skills that Will Change Your Life
Emotional intelligence is one of the most important skills in life. It’s being able to read emotions, understand them and use them to your advantage. This can be done in any situation you find yourself in, whether it be at work, at home, or even with friends.
The average IQ in the United States is 98
Researchers Lynn and Vanhanen have tried to figure out how each country ranks in terms of IQ. According to their findings, the USA ranked 24th in IQ globally with an average IQ of 98. The top 5 countries by their average IQ are as follows:
Researchers have found that there's no correlation between brain size and intelligence
A study from the University of Minnesota found that there is no such relationship between brain size and intelligence. A bigger brain does not mean that a person is smarter and a smaller brain does not mean that a person is dumb. It also found that your IQ level can change throughout your life. As you grow older, your IQ level may increase or decrease.
Genius Dogs: Isaac Newtons of the Doggy World
Every dog mom and dad believes their pup is 'such a smart doggy - yes he is', but the genius of some dogs is undeniable. As we humans have our Paul Morphy and Isaac Newton, dogs have Rico and Chaser.
Never Stop Thinking!
You’ve probably heard people say to “never switch off your brain” or “don’t take a break from thinking.”. The phrase is usually intended as a reminder to use our brains for problem solving and creative thinking instead of zoning out in front of the TV. But there is also some truth that we should never completely shut down our brains.