16 Signs of low intelligence

signs of low intelligence

I don’t know about you, but I enjoy spending time with people who’re smarter than me. To do this, I have to actively scan my social circle for low intelligence people and limit my association with them. So I thought an article that lists the major signs of low intelligence would be a nice idea. …

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False humility: 5 Reasons for faking humility

false humility

Humility can be defined as being free from pride and arrogance. Society values humility as a personality trait. Hence, people have an incentive to display humility to be seen as valuable by others. This leads some to display humility when, in fact, they don’t really feel humble. False humility is displaying humility when you’ve got …

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Who are emotionally secure people? (Definition & theory)

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Emotional security can be defined as a state of calmness that doesn’t get overwhelmed by negative emotions. Emotionally secure people can handle situations that can shake the emotional balance of emotionally insecure people. They have good emotional self-control. Emotional security and emotional stability are synonymous terms. The opposite of this tendency is neuroticism. Those scoring …

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Who are deep thinkers, and how do they think?

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When we need to make decisions or solve problems, we use two types of thinking. The first is subconscious, fast, and intuitive thinking (System 1) and the other is conscious, analytical, and deliberate thinking (System 2). All of us use both rational and intuitive thinking, but some of us lean more on the intuitive side …

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Understanding people who put you down

people who put you down

This article will not only focus on understanding people who put you down but also on how to identify them. There are few things worse in life than accomplishing something amazing, sharing it with your loved ones in the expectation that they’ll be excited too, but realizing they don’t really share your joy. In fact, …

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What makes some people so nosey

All of us have had to deal with nosey people at some point in our lives. Noseyness is when someone whom we don’t want to interfere in our life does so. This unsolicited interference often manifests as questions and comments relating to our personal matters such as our health, career, and relationships. Think about how you …

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Why are some people non-conformists?

Most people are conformists who conform to the social norms of their respective societies. After all, man is a social animal, right? Conforming to your social group helps you stay in the good books of your group members. And when you’re in the good books of your group members, they’re likely to help you and …

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Subtle passive aggressive behavior

Passive-aggressive behavior is subtle and so can be difficult to detect, understand, and change. Let’s look at how a typical passive-aggressive person behaves, and then we can attempt to understand it. Jane had a troubled relationship with almost everyone in her life. She never really got along with her parents, always disliked her younger sister, …

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Why are people control freaks?

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Why are some people overly controlling?What causes someone to be a control freak? This article will explore the psychology of controlling people, how fear makes people controlling, and how the behavior of control freaks might change. But first, I want to introduce you to Angela. Angela’s mother was a total control freak. It seemed like …

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Psychology behind clumsiness

This article will explore the psychology behind clumsiness and why people fall or drop things when they’re clumsy. Of course, there can be purely physical reasons behind why a person falls or drops things. For instance, tripping over something. In this article, my focus will be on the purely psychological reasons behind such behavior. As …

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