A study has found that those who swear more often may be more verbally fluent as they employ the foul language to get their point across. The idea of pushing past taboos often links to forward thinkers.
A Finnish study recently found that adolescents who took quicker, riskier decisions have more white brain matter, which is traditionally correlated with cognitive function.
A study has found that those with a higher IQ may be better at judging people's personalities and therefore form bonds according to astute observations on that person's action under certain circumstances.
In lying, the brain functions efficiently and processes different stories. So the reasoning and logic functions and even memory may be increased.
Social awkwardness and anxiety have long been associated with people who are smarter. Darwin and Galileo both suffered from social anxiety.
Studies have shown that there is a direct correlation between intelligence in childhood and illegal drug use in adulthood. Taking drugs is linked to those with higher IQs.
Studies dating right back to the 1920s have found a correlation between blue eyes and academia, while brown eyes are more closely related to sporting prowess and fast reactions.
Learning a musical instrument could have positive effects on the brain and the sooner you start learning, the better it is.
If your parents are smart, they may pass down to you their DNA with the FNBP1L gene which is closely linked to intelligence. What's more, they may encourage your educational pursuits.
Research has shown that the lefties have a higher vocabulary and are more creatively-minded and better at problem-solving skills.
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