6 Disadvantages of Being a Highly Intelligent Person

The unexpected downsides of being smart — and how to deal with them

Simona Hostakova
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7 min readFeb 15, 2021

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6 Disadvantages of Being a Highly Intelligent Person
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Almost 70% of the global population has an average IQ between 85 and 115. An IQ of 130 or more is considered high intelligence and only 2.2% of people reach these levels.

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Simona Hostakova
ILLUMINATION

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