Scientists find link between people impressed by wise-sounding, ‘profound’ quotes and low intelligence

Scientists find link between people impressed by wise-sounding, 'profound' quotes and low intelligence

Ever get annoyed by people on social media who share 'profound' quotes, or use meaningless, intelligent-sounding soundbites in arguments? 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.

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