A dark sense of humor might indicate intelligence showing exactly what your taste in jokes reveals about you

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If you've ever been chastised by others for liking particularly dark and disturbing jokes, then rest assured that there's a new study which might make your friends and family feel a little less weird about your sense of humor: A link between intelligence and dark humor has been discovered by researchers in Vienna and published in a journal called Cognitive Processing. So if you like chuckling at the jokes which leave others squirming in discomfort, then maybe you're a genius. Just saying.

OK, "genius" may be a slight exaggeration. But whilst liking dark . . .