Are intelligent people happier?

Does intelligence contribute to your overall happiness? Are smart people happier than the average Joe?

David Robson has published an insightful article at BBC’s webpage on why some smart people are also sad people!  In his essay ‘The downside of being clever’, he pointed out the limitations and even ‘dangers’ of intelligence.  Instead of training our children to be more ‘intelligent’, or trying to recruit ‘intelligent employees’, he recommends turning our minds to develop an age-old quality: “wisdom”.  Read this ‘smart’ article here: