Do you doubt your own intelligence? Here we have collect 10 symbol that you’re mistaken.
You were breast-fed as a baby
Scientists from Britain and New Zealand studied around 3,000 children and found that those who were breast-fed as babies received almost 7 points more on IQ tests than those who weren’t. But this only applied to those who had a certain kind of gene (this gene is also present in those who weren’t breast-fed.) The exact mechanism determining the relationship between this gene and breast-feeding is still unknown.
You loved reading even as a child
Do you have memories of reading going back to your earliest days? The chances are you’re very smart, especially if your love for books started when you were still in diapers. During the course of one piece of research, 2,000 pairs of twins were studied, and it turned out that those infants who learned to read earlier scored higher in tests later in life. The study’s authors believe that reading from an early age improves a person’s verbal as well as non-verbal abilities.
There is some data to suggest that there’s a large number of left-handed people among criminals. Experts have yet to explain this phenomenon. On the other hand, the latest research indicates that left-handed people are inclined to divergent thinking — a way of creative thinking that is employed in order to solve problems and tasks. Left-handed people are often more inventive and know how to get out of difficult situations better. Is that not a sign of great intellect?
You often worry
More and more studies are proving that people who often worry about things might be more intelligent than those who don’t. It may be the case that this is a result of the fact that they’re always thinking about the possible consequences of their actions and therefore try to make sure everything turns out as best as possible.
You can be funny
It turns out that a sense of humor and high intelligence are connected. In one piece of research, around 400 students took an intelligence test, after which they had to think up amusing captions for scenes from cartoons. Can you guess whose captions turned out to be funnier?
A professor of business psychology at one London university came to the conclusion that curiosity is an important characteristic in intelligent people. Curious people possess a more refined form of thinking, and in the long-term they are interested in discovering new things and developing as people.
You strive for perfection
People who are smart are usually perfectionists. They’re never truly satisfied with the way things are. If they play a sport, they’ll spend extra time practicing to be the best player on the team. And if they are unhappy with their appearance, they’ll go the extra mile to look their best by buying a new wardrobe or stepping up their grooming habits. Their life is a constant work in progress.
You’re a real night owl
It sounds funny, but it turns out that people who love to stay up at night generally have a greater intellect than early birds. The ability to work and be creative at night, as is well known, was not given to us by nature. It’s for this reason that scientists reached the conclusion that intelligent people go to bed later because they’re striving to expand the limits of their abilities. If only we could survive on such little sleep!
Your writing is messy
Creative disorder is a concept that was established long ago, and there is even research that claims that it serves as a kind of “fuel” for those with a creative nature. Messy handwriting is also one of the signs of a creative person.
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