Why Smart People Tend To Be Loners (PsyBlog)

New research finds that intelligent people become less satisfied with life the more they socialize with friends.

While you might be tempted to suggest that these smarties wise up and ditch their downer buddies, the authors of the study published in the British Journal of Psychology have other perspectives, including the notion that intelligence facilitates adaptation to the modern world, where a pack mentality is no longer vital to survival. More in PsyBlog.

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