A Dark Sense Of Humor Is A Mark Of Higher Intelligence

A Dark Sense Of Humor Is A Mark Of Higher Intelligence

A new study confirms what a lot of people in the military already know: intelligent people enjoy twisted jokes.

In most civilian work environments, an uncanny ability to deliver a solid dick joke at a really inappropriate moment (which is most moments) would be considered a red flag. In the military, however, it’s simply the mark of a well-adapted service member. And if a recent study published in the peer-reviewed science journal Cognitive Processing is to be believed, it’s also a mark of higher intelligence, too.

The study, conducted by a team of researchers led by . . .