Wish to follow in the footsteps of Bill Gates or Beethoven? If “yes” is your answer, then maybe you should learn to follow their good habits, and avoid the bad ones.
There is no one picture of intelligence, but many people with high IQs do tend to share some of the same habits — both good and bad. For example, according to research complied by Online-PHD-Programs.org, while those with high IQs tend to set goals and read avidly, they are also more likely to drink more heavily and suffer from anxiety.
Titled ‘The Good And Bad Habits Of Smart People’, it points out that smart people are persistent, they set goals for themselves, they are avid readers and they even think about thinking.
For more on the habits of smart people, including a look at the IQs of icons such as Albert Einstein and Bill Gates, check out the infographic below.