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New Study Shows People with Dark Sense of Humor have higher IQ, lower aggression

If You Laugh at These Dark Jokes, You’re Probably a Genius

According to a new study published in the journal Cognitive Processing, your reaction could indicate your intelligence. In the paper, a team of psychologists concludes that people who appreciate dark humor— defined as 'humor that treats sinister subjects like death, disease, deformity, handicap or warfare with bitter amusement and presents such tragic, distressing or morbid topics in humorous terms'—may have higher IQs, show lower aggression, and resist negative feelings more effectively than people who turn up their noses at it.
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now every rando who's into dark humor will prbly thinking they're hot shit
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That's one study I did nazi coming.
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ConsoleWatcher wrote:
Mar 17th, 2017 3:34 pm
That's one study I did nazi coming.
You're such a gas! I LOL'd.

Whoops, I left something in the oven...
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Reminds me of the Coen brothers.
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LeisureSuitL wrote:
Mar 17th, 2017 3:52 pm
You're such a gas! I LOL'd.

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This went downhill fast.
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having a high iq doesn't give u the permission to be a moron

you're not gonna the be next dave chapelle or Einstein
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I enjoy the odd savage meme.
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I can see this

Dark Humour = more narcissism
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Hang in there buddy, it'll all be over soon.

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