15 Subtle And Misunderstood Signs That Depict You're A Genius

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15 Subtle And Misunderstood Signs That Depict You're A Genius
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We all like to think we are geniuses. Whether it's academics or street smartness, we feel like we are one of the few who have got a little bit of both. But most of us are not.

But, is it fair to completely rely on IQ tests to detect whether we are smart or not. Sometimes, silence in heated arguments is considered the sign of a clever person.

You could be really awful at Math but amazing at Biology. It depends on what interests you. There might be some habits or characteristics that you might consider normal but it could indicate that you might actually be intelligent.

There are certain odd quirks and kinks that might indicate that you have a higher level of intelligence and a perceptive mind to solve problems. Aren't you curious to find out if your habits could be one of these?

Scroll down to know those traits.

1. Doodling

1. Doodling

Doodling might seem like a waste of time but actually, it is the creative form of staying busy and looking for new concepts. Your hand gets into the groove and has a mind of its own. It's the body's way of approaching new ways of escaping boredom and discover something unique.

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2. Having very few close friends.

2. Having very few close friends.
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More often, intelligent people keep their social circle small in order to achieve their goals and concentrate better. They also tend to be selective about whom they want to spend time with.

3. You take your time.

3. You take your time.
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People always consider slowness with being lazy, but that isn't always the case. Taking your time might make it a methodical approach to coming closer to your goals.

4. Not making progress.

4. Not making progress.
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This might come as a surprise, but the reason for not making progress might be the fact that your brain is too busy. Try to sort out your mental activity, and you may find yourself operating on another level altogether.

5. Talking to yourself.

5. Talking to yourself.
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Talking to yourself is considered to be a sign of intelligence. Talking to yourself creates order in your thoughts, and the verbal cues help while searching for lost objects.

6. Being messy.

6. Being messy.
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People often harness their creativity out of a messy and chaotic environment. So, it's considered to be nurturing, not lazy.

7. Efficiency

7. Efficiency
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It's not lazy if it works. Shortcuts are not a way to avoid working hard, it's actually strategic in nature.

8. Indifference

8. Indifference
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Spending your time and energy wisely on people is a sign of being an intellectual. Others might consider you indifferent. But, you're just picky on where to use your energy.

9. Delegation

9. Delegation
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Handing over a task to others is a sign of intelligence because intelligent people handle something, which is tougher. You may be exhibiting this characteristic without being conscious about it, as strategies come naturally to you.

10. Lack of sleep.

10. Lack of sleep.
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Your brain usually works in overdrive. You need to rest your brain and a nap helps in that. Lack of sleep can slow you down. Naps can help in a quick way to recharge and refresh yourself.

11. Mental and physical fitness. 

11. Mental and physical fitness. 

The presence of the half moon on your nails actually mean that you are physically and mentally fit and stable as compared to others. An absence of it indicates that you might not really be well.

12. Do you have brown eyes?

12. Do you have brown eyes?
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People with brown eyes are comparatively smarter, sharper and have higher IQ than people with eyes in other colors.

13. Mental illness.

13. Mental illness.
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Mental illness is directly proportional to higher intelligence. OCD and ADD are very common amongst the intellectual ones. Don't believe me? Okay, get this.

Tesla was afraid of human hair, while Da Vinci was claimed to be a world class procrastinator with strong ADHD tendencies.

14. Efficiency

14. Efficiency

You're not lazy, you're efficient. You find weird tricks and short cuts to accomplish tasks. 

15. Indifference

15. Indifference

You don't really care about what others think. NEVER.


Updated by : Drishti Shastri


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