One Less Thing to Worry About: The Pros About Anxiety
Jul 08, 2015 02:00PM ● Published by Cate Reynolds
At least according to research compiled by Lakehead University in Ontario. According to their findings, people prone to anxiety have higher levels of intelligence. The small study surveyed 126 students about anxiety and intelligence. They were scored on the Cognitive Test Anxiety Scale and the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale. Those who ranked high for anxiety were also the most verbally intelligent. —S.H.
Bottom Line: It’s only logical. Smart people tend to consider past and present events in great detail which enables them to construct and replay various scenarios and outcomes—revealing potential results, both favorable and distressing.