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  • 15 Signs You Are Highly Intelligent

  • 15.

  • Not just book smart- Intelligent people are aware that some things can't be learned in

  • school or by reading a book.

  • While good grades and a high GPA is a good indicator of being smart, there are other

  • ways to measure intelligence that doesn’t involve tests, teachers or homework.

  • Most of people’s intelligence is set through first-hand learning and experience in the

  • real world.

  • Exhibiting logic, working memory, abstract reasoning and a willingness to learn is the

  • way to being street smart in settings outside of the classroom.

  • Smart people are always ready to face the world around them and tackle each day with

  • a need to learn more.

  • 14.

  • You understand how much you don’t know- The smartest ones have no trouble admitting

  • when they don’t know something or are unfamiliar with a certain concept.

  • This is because there are always new things to learn each and every day.

  • Intelligent people are always willing to learn from others to expand their knowledge.

  • They are open to talking to meeting with people and learning new things from them.

  • Smart people are cumulative, meaning many things can expand your brain power which taking

  • in other people’s opinions and critics, finding opportunities and searching for answers.

  • 13.

  • You have insatiable curiosity- Those who have a hungry mind and are curious about the world

  • around them usually have higher levels of knowledge acquisition and intellectual investment

  • over time.

  • Curiosity leads to questions and the need to solve them.

  • Not only does it keep your mind active and observant to new ideas, but it opens up new

  • doors to possibilities.

  • Most people would say curiosity killed the cat but instead for some people it actually

  • nourishes them.

  • In fact, most of the greatest inventions stemmed from human interest, anything from electricity

  • to Apple’s ipads were inspired by curiosity.

  • 12.

  • Youre open minded- Smart people don’t easily close themselves off to new visions

  • or suggestions.

  • Intelligent people are usually open and willing to consider and look at another idea with

  • value.

  • They are open to alternative solutions and like to live outside the box.

  • They embrace opposing views and look at things in a different angle.

  • They also accept that there is also more than one correct answer to things.

  • Intelligent people like to look at all possible scenarios and are eager to know more.

  • 11.

  • Youre skeptical-People of high intelligence will always draw skepticism, and it’s not

  • because they have a negative viewpoint about something.

  • It’s because they always want to test out different theories and answers to generate

  • new ideas or concepts that are supported by facts and evidence.

  • As counteractive as it sounds, skepticism is linked to open-mindedness due to the need

  • for cognition and knowledge.

  • Being skeptical not only challenges one’s learning critique, but it allows people to

  • brainstorm and communicate about different concepts.

  • 10.

  • You ask good questions- It’s true what they say, there are no wrong or dumb questions

  • as asking questions gives us an opportunity to learn.

  • However, intelligent people know there is a huge difference between asking questions

  • and asking the right questions.

  • People with high intelligence ask thought provoke questions that challenges, disputes

  • as well as provides answers.

  • Asking questions that test your way of thinking and your beliefs can help you visualize new

  • solutions to difficult problems.

  • 9.

  • Youre highly adaptable- Intelligent people are flexible and can adapt in different settings

  • regardless of restrictions and complications that arise.

  • Intelligence stems from your behavior in a way that thrives in any environment to actually

  • cope with various changes.

  • Being able to adapt increases your chances of being able to communicate better with those

  • around you openly.

  • It makes you a valuable asset in your professional career, but youll also be able to bounce

  • back quickly from any adversity.

  • So whether youre in a classroom or a new work place, your knowledge has no barriers

  • and you can work well wherever you are.

  • 8.

  • You tend to be self-critical- Much like an inner voice in their head, intelligent people

  • tend to argue with themselves and will critique their own work heavily and in a harsh way.

  • They want to eliminate mistakes and make sure that theyre doing the best they can.

  • Smart people will always question themselves to double check that they have done things

  • correctly and are very critical of their own flaws.

  • People with high intelligence are usually hard on themselves if they find themselves

  • struggling and will always find ways in which they can progress.

  • 7.

  • You like to stay informed- Part of the reason intelligent people are so smart is that they

  • like to stay apprised of the world around them.

  • There are many ways to stay informed.

  • Whether it’s keeping up with the news and exploring different media outlets, reading,

  • and exploring a variety of topics like politics, science, history, philosophy or word of mouth

  • there’s an unlimited amount of sources to resort to!

  • 6.

  • Youre a worrier- If you worry a ton, don’t pay no mind because your anxiety is just another

  • sign of your high intelligence.

  • A troubled mind is a searching mind, which is always alert and active!

  • People of high intelligence examine every single possible solution or outcome, whether

  • it’s good or bad.

  • They will often replay scenarios in their head to prepare themselves for what happens

  • next.

  • An imaginative mind runs wild and intelligent people will have a realistic take on their

  • future to arm themselves for alternative solutions in case a disaster strikes.

  • 5.

  • You hang out with others who are creative- Whether it’s academic smart or street smart,

  • intelligent people hang out with others who are also smart because it keeps the creative

  • juices flowing.

  • Obviously, if you want to be the next David Beckham, then you are going to train yourself

  • with other athletes and work out with a coach.

  • The same goes for smart people!

  • Not only do they learn from one another but they mentor each other as well challenge one

  • another.

  • They also motivate each other, and in the long run, it helps you be the best person

  • you can be.

  • 4.

  • You value the concept of time- People with high intelligence use their time wisely, and

  • they won’t allow disturbances or distractions to waste their time when working on projects.

  • Even if they don’t have an immediate solution, smart people understand what is helpful and

  • what it isn’t when working on something.

  • Highly intelligent individuals avoid wasting time by looking at other alternatives and

  • are aware that pointless mental unrest will only lead to negativity.

  • They manage their time wisely and are considerate of breaks to allow themselves to recharge.

  • 3.

  • Youre sensitive to other people’s emotions- Although they aren’t psychic, intelligent

  • people can almost sense what someone is feeling or thinking.

  • Emotional intelligence among smart people is ranked higher than the average person due

  • to being in tune and aware of other people’s feelings.

  • Intelligent people are typically engaged and interested in meeting new people and listening

  • to what they have to say, as well as learning about them.

  • So smart people are open and tend to be empathic to other people.

  • 2.

  • Youre a night owl- Intelligent people are more likely to be night owls; they stay up

  • late at night and also exhibit disturbed sleep patterns.

  • Smart people might experience trouble sleeping because their mind is always awake and intelligent

  • individuals might also find that they work better at night.

  • Study Magazine reported in their findings that people with a high IQ that’s over 125

  • sleep around 12:30 to 8am on weekdays and sleep 2 am to 11 am on weekends.

  • The possibilities and creativity are endless at night so choosing to stay up later is just

  • as fruitful as getting up in the early morning.

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  • Youre an introvert- A lot of people with high intelligence value time spent being alone

  • and having peace and quiet.

  • Smart people prefer to work solitary and focus on their projects without the hassle of distractions

  • to interrupt them.

  • In fact, some of the world’s top inventors were known to be introverts.

  • This included the creator of Google, Larry Page; creator of Microsoft, Bill Gates and

  • famous physicist Albert Einstein.

  • Intelligent introverts thrive well in undisturbed settings, and they need their own space to

  • brainstorm, think and work.

15 Signs You Are Highly Intelligent

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    Precious Annie Liao posted on 2017/07/04
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