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10 Weird Things That Make You Look Smart, According to Science

Most people want to look smart in front of others. Science reveals some weird things that can actually make you appear more intelligent

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Everybody tries to look smart and seem like the perfect conversationalist who can discuss anything under the sun.

No one knows everything. But what if someone told you that a few simple hacks could help you disguise this reality? According to various scientific studies, the below things can make you seem more intelligent, no matter how weird they sound.

10 Weird Things That Make You Look Smart, According to Science

1. Wearing Glasses

First of all, wearing glasses makes you seem more intelligent. That’s because people who wear them usually are, according to the Gutenberg Health Study. Researchers tested people of different levels of education. They found that myopia increased with a person’s education.

One theory is that those who wear glasses turn to their books because they can’t take part in too many outdoor activities. Of course, that’s not true of all spectacle-wearers. It’s more likely that people who wear them spend time reading and increase their intelligence, which, therefore, makes them look smart.

2. Use Your Initials

Most people have middle names with a nice ring to them. Use yours to its fullest potential if you want to look smart.

study found that middle initials led to high evaluations of a writer’si performance. It could explain the love of J.K. Rowling and Harry Potter.

3. Don’t have alcoholic drinks around.

Another way to look smart is to avoid having the beer or other spirits around you. Everyone knows that too much of them will bring out irrational behavior. It might explain why some people associate them with a lack of intelligence.

Researchers who conducted a 2013 study published in the Journal of Consumer Psychology called it the ‘imbibing idiot bias.’

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