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Want to sound intelligent – keep it simple!

Fact - Avoid long, academic-sounding words if you want to be perceived as intelligent
Pic Credits: © 2010 Steven Depolo | I'm Smart Kent County Girls... | CC BY-SA | Modified

Avoid long, academic-sounding words if you want to be perceived as intelligent. The cliche, KISS – Keep it Simple Stupid, seems to be true then! Who knew?

As per research by Princeton University psychology professor, Daniel M. Oppenheimer, there is a negative relationship between complexity and judged intelligence. His paper was published in the Applied Cognitive Psychology journal.

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