The Real Meaning Behind Your 'Inspirational' Instagram Quotes
Believing "profound" quotes may mean something about your cognitive ability.By Eugene Daniels | December 7, 2015
You ever post a super inspirational, probably cheesy quote on Instagram? Yeah me, too. Apparently, it doesn't bode well for our ... uhm brain capacity.
That's according to a recently released study titled, "On The Reception And Detection of Pseudo-Profound Bull-- ..." annnd we'll just stop right there. Presumably, that's a technical term.
Researchers were looking for reasons why some people might be more likely to get the feels from statements that may seem profound but, in the researcher's opinion, don't actually mean anything.