POSTED BY Sundeep Dougal ON Jan 28, 2009 AT 00:43 IST ,  Edited At: Jan 28, 2009 00:43 IST

"The inability to think and behave rationally despite adequate intelligence"

Ever bought a 12-foot Christmas tree for a 10-foot-high apartment? Picked up a hitchhiker in a nasty part of town? Or, perhaps, taken out a mortgage you couldn't afford? The good news is that poor decision-making skills may have little effect on your IQ score, according to Keith E. Stanovich, author of  What Intelligence Tests Miss: The Psychology of Rational Thought (Yale University Press). The bad news? He thinks you'd lose a few points on a more-accurate gauge of intelligence.

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POSTED BY Sundeep Dougal ON Jan 28, 2009 AT 00:43 IST ,  Edited At: Jan 28, 2009 00:43 IST
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