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Can slow thinkers be intelligent?
A slow, but deep and maybe concurrent thinker can present as intelligent as a very quick person can, and they may arrive at it through entirely different means too.
What makes someone a slow thinker?
Slow thinkers may exhibit some of the following traits: Difficulty with on-demand writing or responses. During a writing period they may sit for a long time or share that they can’t think of anything. They seldom raise their hand to ask or answer questions or are quick to say, “I don’t know” or shrug.
What do you do when you’re a slow thinker?
Here are some of the best ways you can make your thinking not just faster, but also more efficient and accurate as well.
- Make Minor, Unimportant Decisions Fast.
- Practice Doing Things You Are Good At, Faster.
- Stop Trying to Multitask.
- Get Plenty of Sleep.
- Stay Cool.
- Play a Musical Instrument.
Why do I study slow?
Another possible reason you study slow is that you tend to have a short attention span and drift to other things while studying. Some major distractions to students these days – social media, browsing, youtube. Just keeping check of what triggers this distraction (eg – ur phone.
Why are some people slow at thinking?
Could be that the slow thinker methodically uses his thinking ability to think—literally. He’s slower because he’s thinking of different angles to his approach. Also, slow thinking may be caused by not feeding enough data input into the brain via reading or visual images or sound.
Why do people pretend to be less intelligent?
They often think about the saying, “ignorance is bliss” and wonder if it would be better if they simply weren’t so smart. But by pretending to not be so intelligent, they feel like they’re not being true to themselves. All the overthinking they do on a daily basis can lead to anxiety in social situations.
Is speed of thinking part of intelligence?
Most definitions of intelligence seem to include some notion of speed of thinking, but by no means is it the whole of it. In addition, the skills needed for some forms of quick thinking are different than for some forms of slow thinking (see Thinking Fast and Slow).
Why do some people take a long time to think?
But, when coming from an unexpected or uneducated source, it takes his brain a few seconds to sort-out the sentence structure and to focus on the message also. It takes time for the brain to think. Could be that the slow thinker methodically uses his thinking ability to think—literally.