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Angry People Are More Likely to Overestimate Intelligence, Study Finds

Posted by on August 7, 2018 in Psychology-Psychiatry, Sci-Tech, Science with 0 Comments
Angry People Are More Likely to Overestimate Intelligence, Study Finds

A study of 528 participants found that people who have a quick temper or score high on having a tendency to be angry, also tend to overestimate their intelligence and abilities. The illusory perception of themselves — which is associated with narcissistic illusions — was unrelated to their actual intelligence quotient, PsyPost reported.

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