[link] The surprising downsides of being clever

by Gunnar_Zarncke 1 min read18th Apr 201534 comments


“Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.” ― Ernest HemingwayThe Garden of Eden see here

Did you know The surprising downsides of being clever? Is Happiness And Intelligence: Rare Combination? There are longitudinal studies which seem to imply this: Being Labeled as Gifted, Self-appraisal, and Psychological Well-being: A Life Span Developmental Perspective

I found these via slashdot.

As LessWrong is harbor to unusually high-IQ people (see section B in here). I wonder how happiness compares to the mean. What are your thoughts.