Is There A Link Between People Impressed By Profound Quotes And Low Intelligence?

sigmund-freud-quotes-sayings-deep-wise-beautiful_large(Telegraph) Scientists find link between people impressed by wise-sounding, ‘profound’ quotes and low intelligence

A new study has shown that people who believe in psuedo-profound, intellectual-sounding quotes are less intelligent

A new study has shown that there is a link between these people and low intelligence.

It found that those who are receptive to pseudo-profound, intellectual-sounding ‘bulls***’ are less intelligent, less reflective, and more likely to be believe in conspiracy theories, the paranormal and alternative medicine.

PhD candidate Gordon Pennycook and a team of researchers from the University of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada, published a study entitled ‘On the reception and detection of pseudo-profound bulls***’.

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