Searching Online May Make You Think You’re Smarter Than You Are

Using the Internet is an easy way to feel omniscient. Enter a search term and the answers appear before your eyes. But at any moment you’re also just a few taps away from becoming an insufferable know-it-all. Searching for answers online gives people an inflated sense of their own knowledge, according to a study. It … Read more

Science Proves Why Funny People Are Smarter

Researchers Gil Greengross and Geoffrey Miller, both from the University of New Mexico, and Rod A. Martin from the University of Western Ontario, involved students in an interesting study and came to the conclusion that humor is a sign of underlying cognitive ability and fitness. The trio asked a group of college students to make-up … Read more