Study: Celebrity-Obsessed People Are Less Intelligent

Study: Celebrity-Obsessed People Are Less Intelligent

New research from a Hungarian study has found that celebrity-obsessed people are less intelligent, as they perform lower on cognitive tests than those with lower levels of celebrity worship.

A study published in BMC Psychology late last year concluded that “there is a direct association between celebrity worship and poorer performance on the cognitive tests that cannot be accounted for by demographic and socioeconomic factors.”

The study asked 1,763 Hungarian adults to complete two intelligence subtests — one a vocabulary test and the other a digit symbol substitution test — before completing a questionnaire, titled, “Celebrity Attitude Scale” to determine their levels of interest in celebrities.

The study also recorded each participant’s material wealth, current family income, and general socio-demographics.

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To gauge their levels of celebrity interest, participants

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