8 Home Habits That Mean You're More Intelligent



It's easy to feel guilty about our bad habits, especially at the start of a new year when overachievers commit to waking up even earlier, working out even more, and being even more organized—leaving the rest of us feeling like lazy slobs. But what if our biggest flaws at home were actually a sign of higher intelligence?

According to a variety of studies, our wishful thinking may be true. Finally, you have a witty response to the question, Why is your stuff lying around everywhere again? Or, Can you please stop playing video games? The answer may be as simple as, It just means I'm smarter than average. So before you give up too many vices in the name of resolutions and a heightened state of being, relish in the fact that your bad habits may be a sign of intelligence. How smart are you? Count your vices, and find out.

Wondering what else makes you smarter than average? These are also telltale signs.