This may come as a surprise to you, after all, we’ve been taught since we were kids to study hard, ace all exams, and get that diploma, all these to achieve the ultimate goal to become successful.
News flash — successful person most likely perform less under pressure! Too much brain work and information overload could cause attention deficit trait, or ADT. When you’re too smart, your brain processes things differently. You have a huge working memory capacity compared to others, but some research show that because of this curse gift, the intelligent ones tend to underperform and succumb under the not-so-smart crowd.