6 Signs You're More Intelligent Than You Think

Do you have a messy room? Are you disorganized? Apparently, there are some habits that could be telltale signs that you might actually be more intelligent than you think. What Is Intelligence? ... Intelligence has been defined in many ways: higher level abilities (such as abstract reasoning, mental representation, problem solving, and decision making), the ability to learn, emotional knowledge, creativity, and adaptation to meet the demands of the environment effectively. Writer: Michal Mitchell Script Editor & Manager: Kelly Soong VO: Amanda Silvera Animator: Hannah Roldan YouTube Manager: Cindy Cheong References: Moreno, S., Bialystok, E., Barac, R., Schellenberg, E. G., Cepeda, N. J., & Chau, T. (2011). Short-Term Music Training Enhances Verbal Intelligence and Executive Function. Psychological Science, 22(11), 1425–1433. doi.org/10.1177/0956797611416999 Schellenberg, E. G. (2004). Music Lessons Enhance IQ. Psychological Science, 15(8), 511–514. doi.org/10.1111/j.0956-7976.2004.00711.x Vohs, K. D., Redden, J. P., & Rahinel, R. (2013). Physical Order Produces Healthy Choices, Generosity, and Conventionality, Whereas Disorder Produces Creativity. Psychological Science, 24(9), 1860–1867. doi.org/10.1177/0956797613480186 Li, N. P., & Kanazawa, S. (2016). Country roads, take me home… to my friends: How intelligence, population density, and friendship affect modern happiness. British journal of psychology (London, England : 1953), 107(4), 675–697. doi.org/10.1111/bjop.12181 Davies, G., Lam, M., Harris, S. E., Trampush, J. W., Luciano, M., Hill, W. D., … Deary, I. J. (2018, May 29). Study of 300,486 individuals identifies 148 independent genetic loci influencing general cognitive function. Nature News. www.nature.com/articles/s41467-018-04362-x?utm_medium=affiliate&utm_source=commission_junction&utm_campaign=3_nsn6445_deeplink_PID100107147&utm_content=deeplink. Cain, I. (2017, November 22). 17 signs you're intelligent - even if it doesn't feel like it. The Independent. www.independent.co.uk/news/people/17-signs-you-re-intelligent-even-if-it-doesn-t-feel-it-a8069606.html. DiNuzzo, E. (2020, July 13). If These 11 Things Apply to You, You May Be Smarter Than You Think. The Healthy. www.thehealthy.com/aging/mind-memory/signs-youre-smarter-than-you-think/. Ritchie, S. J., Bates, T. C., & Plomin, R. (2014, July 24). Does Learning to Read Improve Intelligence? A Longitudinal Multivariate Analysis in Identical Twins From Age 7 to 16. Society for Research in Child Development. srcd.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/cdev.12272. Penney, A. M., Miedema, V. C., & Mazmanian, D. (2014, October 24). Intelligence and emotional disorders: Is the worrying and ruminating mind a more intelligent mind? Personality and Individual Differences. www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0191886914005558. Transcript: alugha Click here to see more videos: https://alugha.com/Psych2Go

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