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Having Anxiety Might Be A Sign Of Intelligence

Good news, worrywarts!
12/11/2015 01:34pm ET

If you worry about the fact that you worry so much, take a deep breath: We have some good news. Researchers have found that people with anxiety often have higher intelligence.

In a 2014 study of undergraduate students, Canadian researchers found a correlation between anxiety and verbal intelligence. And a previous study found that people diagnosed with anxiety tend to have higher IQs.

If you're wondering how anxiety and intelligence connect, check out this fascinating video from our friends at Science of Us.

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