Saturday, February 1, 2020

Dark Sense of Humor Linked to High Intelligence - Study

People who appreciate taboo jokes and other forms of black humor show higher levels of intelligence, according to a recent study.


Do you find yourself holding back your laughter at tasteless or morbid jokes? An appreciation of black humor could be an indicator of intelligence levels, according to the findings of a new Austrian study published in the journal Cognitive Processing.




2 comments:

Ralph Musgrave said...

I has always struck me that the politically correct lack a sense of humour, and thus intelligence. Would be interesting if researchers tried to prove or disprove that idea.

Bob said...

The self-righteous are a real hoot.